Dr. Walter King Sr, MD

Dr. Walter King Sr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 80
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Dr. Walter King Sr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys in 1967 and specializes in ophthalmology.

336 10th Ave NE

Hickory, NC 28601

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Farsightedness
very high
more than 96% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 93% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Ulcer
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

1  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Fitting Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Harrisburg Polyclin Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • University Of Virginia Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. King Sr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. King Sr's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. King Sr to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. King Sr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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