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Dr. Alex McGaughy, MD

Ophthalmology*
5.0 (156)
Map Pin Small Little River, SC
Accepting new patients
9 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Alex McGaughy, MD

Dr. Alex McGaughy, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Little River, SC. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 9 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Medical University of South Carolina and is affiliated with Grand Strand Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. McGaughy an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. McGaughy works at Coastal Eye Group in Little River, SC. They frequently treat conditions like Benign Neoplasm of Eye, Eye Cancer and Benign Neoplasm of Choroid along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. McGaughy's Office Locations

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    Coastal Eye Group
    90 Cedar Light Ln, Little River, SC 29566 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 9 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1972982791
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Medical University of South Carolina
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    • Ophthalmology
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Grand Strand Medical Center

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    Dr. Alex McGaughy, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. McGaughy is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. McGaughy has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. McGaughy works at Coastal Eye Group in Little River, SC. View the full address on Dr. McGaughy’s profile.

    Dr. McGaughy has seen patients for Benign Neoplasm of Eye, Eye Cancer and Benign Neoplasm of Choroid, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. McGaughy on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    156 patients have reviewed Dr. McGaughy. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. McGaughy.

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