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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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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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bogart III to family and friends is 3.5 out of 5