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Dr. Stephen Cross, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 41
Dr. Stephen Cross, MD
4.7 (34 Ratings)
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Dr. Stephen Cross, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Columbia, SC.
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Dr. Stephen Cross, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 41
Columbia, SC
Accepting new patients
14 years of experience
Dr. Stephen Cross, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Columbia, SC.

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Dr. Stephen Cross, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Columbia, SC and has 14 years experience. They graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 2010 and completed a residency at Uab Callahan Eye Hospital.They currently practice at Columbia Eye Clinic and are affiliated with Prisma Health Richland Hospital. Dr. Cross has experience treating conditions like Corneal Diseases, Lacrimal Gland Disorder and Dry Eyes among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Cross received an average rating of 4.7/5 from patients and has been reviewed 34 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Cross is board certified in Ophthalmology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Corneal Diseases
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Dry Eyes
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
Blind Hypotensive Eye
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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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

Insurance Accepted

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  • Choice Plus POS II
  • National (BlueCard) PPO
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  • HealthyBlue 2.0
  • Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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  • MultiPlan PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Columbia Eye Clinic
    1920 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29201
  2. 2 University Specialty Clinics - Ophthalmology
    100 Palmetto Health Pkwy Ste 350, Columbia, SC 29212

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Nov 20, 2022
Dr. Cross is extremely thorough and friendly. He helped me get through a terrible issue concerning one of my eyes. I'm glad I found him!
Great doctor!!!! — Nov 20, 2022
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Care Philosophy
  • Stephen Cross, MD, is a fellowship-trained cornea specialist. He earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and completed his internship at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC, and INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia. After completing his residency at UAB Callahan Eye Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, he completed a fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, which ranked third nationwide for ophthalmology by US News & World Report Best Hospitals in 2015-16. There he received further subspecialty training in cornea, anterior segment and external disease. Dr. Cross' clinical and research interests include Fuchs dystrophy, modern endothelial keratoplasty technique, ocular surface disease management and medical economics.
Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Stephen Cross, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Columbia, SC and has over 13 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 2010. He specializes in Ophthalmology.
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Specialties*
Ophthalmology
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    2010
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Georgetown University - INOVA Fairfax
    2011
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Uab Callahan Eye Hospital
    2014
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins University Wilmer Eye Hospital
    2015
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Stephen Cross, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Cross' profile.

Dr. Cross frequently treats the following conditions: Corneal Diseases, Lacrimal Gland Disorder and Dry Eyes. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Stephen Cross, MD is affiliated with Prisma Health Richland Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Stephen Cross, MD holds board certification in Ophthalmology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Prisma Health Richland Hospital

    5 Richland Medical Park Dr, Columbia, SC