Dr. Rudolph Newman Jr, MD

Dr. Rudolph Newman Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Rudolph Newman Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology and neurology.

100 Summit Centre Dr

Columbia, SC 29229

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Brain Disorders
more than 78% of peers
more than 72% of peers
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
more than 65% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

15  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Emory University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Al Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Newman Jr's Reviews

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18 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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Dr. Newman Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Very rude and dismissive. Did not care to address my problem. I now have to see a specialist for a problem I feel he could have helped solve, but he didn't seem to care enough to try. He told me he couldn't help me, barely listened to me, and was borderline disrespectful. My interaction with him...more
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I live in NE Columbia. The first time I went to see Dr. Newman I waited over 1 hour. I needed a follow up appointment. The staff told me that Dr. Newman only saw patients in the NE office once a week so that was why it was such a long wait. I scheduled 3 follow up appointments at his downtown...more
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Thank you for taking time to share your opinion. We try to schedule patient appointments for the appropriate amount of time, but providing individualized care to every patient sometimes takes longer than we anticipate.

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Everything went perfectly. Dr. Newman was easy to talk with and was very informative about what my procedure involved. Post-op I am seeing better than I have in many, many adult years!
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Dr. Newman was informative and friendly. He explained my surgical procedure clearly and lessened my anxiety. Now that my surgery is over and my vision has greatly improved, I am so happy I trusted my care to Dr Newman. I highly recommend him!
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I recently went to see Dr Newman for a Corneal Abrasion. Dr Newman explained that even though I was very uncomfortable numbing drops would impair my eyes healing and could potentially be dangerous. My eye was uncomfortable, but trusting Dr Newman as I do I obviously followed has recommended...more
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