Dr. Kunal D Kanitkar MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Kunal Kanitkar is an ophthalmologist in Lexington, South Carolina and is affiliated with Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. He is one of 254 doctors at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #6 in Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Wills Eye Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 2001–2004

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Internship, Transitional Year, 2000–2001

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

Pain after epithelial removal by ethanol-assisted mechanical versus transepithelial excimer laser debridement.
Kanitkar, K. D., Camp, J., Humble, H., Shen, D. J., Wang, M. X.

Subretinal abscess and endogenous endophthalmitis caused by beta-lactamase-positive Moraxella species.
Garg, S. J., Nelson, M., Kanitkar, K., Kleiner, R.

Trauma-induced extrusion of an Ex-PRESS glaucoma shunt presenting as an intraocular foreign body.
Garg, S. J., Kanitkar, K., Weichel, E., Fischer, D.


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