Dr. Walter Bogart III, MD

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Carolina Eye Center 3227 Sunset Blvd West Columbia, SC 29169 Get Directions
Dr. Walter Bogart III, MD
Walt Bogart, M.D. has been practicing Ophthalmology for almost 30 years. He is board certified and a member in good standing of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has practiced in the Columbia area for over 24 years. Dr. Bogart received his medical training at Baylor College of Medicine. He did his Internship at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. His residency in Ophthalmology was in Washington D.C. at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Bogart has served his country in both the Army and the Air Force. During the Vietnam Conflict he was a helicopter pilot. After medical school he served as both a General Medical Officer (prior to his residency training) and as Chief Ophthalmologist at Ft. Jackson, S.C. In March 2009, Dr. Bogart retired with more than 27 years of service with the South Carolina National Guard. Dr. Bogart enjoys many outdoor activities in the South Carolina area, including boating on Lake Murray and rowing on the Broad River, biking, flying helicopters and airplanes, water sports, and riding his motorcycle. Professional Membership: American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA) International Society of Refractive Surgeons (ISRS) Personal Membership: Founding Member of the Columbia Rowing Club Columbia Sailing Club Experimental Aircraft Association Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association

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Dr. Bogart III's Care Philosophy

CEC is dedicated to providing the BEST possible care to our patients. Dr. Bogart has almost 30 years of experience and has performed over 20, 000 successful refractive surgeries. You can expect QUALITY care from our staff and a Doctor who genuinely cares about YOUR eyes. Whether you need new glasses,/contacts, a thorough eye examination, laser vision correction, or cataract surgery, we've got you covered! Call to schedule a complimentary consultation appointment to see if LASIK is right for you!

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  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Walt Bogart, M.D. has been practicing Ophthalmology for almost 30 years. He is board certified and a member in good standing of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has practiced in the Columbia area for over 24 years.  Dr. Bogart received his medical training at Baylor College of Medicine. He did his Internship at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. His residency in Ophthalmology was in Washington D.C. at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.  Dr. Bogart has served his country in both the Army and the Air Force.  During the Vietnam Conflict he was a helicopter pilot.  After medical school he served as both a General Medical Officer (prior to his residency training) and as Chief Ophthalmologist at Ft. Jackson, S.C. In March 2009, Dr. Bogart retired with more than 27 years of service with the South Carolina National Guard.  Dr. Bogart enjoys many outdoor activities in the South Carolina area, including boating on Lake Murray and rowing on the Broad River, biking, flying helicopters and airplanes, water sports, and riding his motorcycle.

Professional Membership:

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA)
  • International Society of Refractive Surgeons (ISRS)

Personal Membership:

  • Founding Member of the Columbia Rowing Club
  • Columbia Sailing Club
  • Experimental Aircraft Association
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association

Dr. Bogart III's Care Philosophy

CEC is dedicated to providing the BEST possible care to our patients. Dr. Bogart has almost 30 years of experience and has performed over 20, 000 successful refractive surgeries. You can expect QUALITY care from our staff and a Doctor who genuinely cares about YOUR eyes. Whether you need new glasses,/contacts, a thorough eye examination, laser vision correction, or cataract surgery, we've got you covered! Call to schedule a complimentary consultation appointment to see if LASIK is right for you!

Dr. Bogart III says...

CEC has many options to help you see better!  Whether you are seeking LASIK, PRK, Refractive Lens Exchange, Laser Cataract Surgery, Multifocal Lens Implant, Glasses, or Contact Lenses- we have you covered!  CareCredit provider.  Flex-Spending Plans and Health Savings Accounts accepted.  Visit our On-Site Optical Shop.

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Tripler Army Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Tripler Army Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy