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Dr. Stephen Cross, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.6 (35)
Map Pin Small Columbia, SC
Accepting new patients
14 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Stephen Cross, MD

Dr. Stephen Cross, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Columbia, SC. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 14 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Medical University of South Carolina and is affiliated with Prisma Health Richland Hospital. Dr. Cross, completed a residency at Uab Callahan Eye Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Cross an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Cross works at Columbia Eye Clinic in Columbia, SC. They frequently treat conditions like Corneal Diseases, Lacrimal Gland Disorder and Dry Eyes 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.

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Dr. Cross' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Columbia Eye Clinic
    1920 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29201 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (803) 779-3070
  2. 2
    University Specialty Clinics - Ophthalmology
    100 Palmetto Health Pkwy Ste 350, Columbia, SC 29212 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (803) 434-2020

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  • Prisma Health Richland Hospital

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Corneal Diseases
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Dry Eyes
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Astigmatism
Accommodation Disorders
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Blepharitis
Cataract
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Chalazion
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Eye Infections
Eye Pain
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Farsightedness
Floaters
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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Nearsightedness
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Pterygium
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinoschisis
Senile Cataracts
Squamous Blepharitis
Stye
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Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cornea Surgery
Cornea Transplant
Ocular Prosthetics
Acute Endophthalmitis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Anterior Scleritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Benign Tumor
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Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Chorioretinal Scars
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Dislocation of Lens
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Ectropion of Eyelid
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Esotropia
Exotropia
Eye Cancer
Eye Melanoma
Herpetic Keratitis
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Hyphema
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Hypotony of Eye
Keratoconus
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Miosis
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Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Progressive High Myopia
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Ischemia
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinoblastoma
Sarcoidosis
Scleromalacia Perforans
Sjögren's Syndrome
Trichiasis
Ulcer
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Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Anterior Vitrectomy
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eye Examination
Eye Procedure
Eye Surgery
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma Treatment
Pterygium Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    4.6
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    About Dr. Stephen Cross, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 14 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1063737351
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Johns Hopkins University Wilmer Eye Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Uab Callahan Eye Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Georgetown University - INOVA Fairfax
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Stephen Cross, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Cross is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Cross works at Columbia Eye Clinic in Columbia, SC. View the full address on Dr. Cross’s profile.

    Dr. Cross has seen patients for Corneal Diseases, Lacrimal Gland Disorder and Dry Eyes, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Cross on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    35 patients have reviewed Dr. Cross. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Cross.

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