Dr. Thomas Alexander Whitaker MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Thomas Whitaker is an ophthalmologist in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and is affiliated with Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice for 44 years. Dr. Whitaker accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Eye Foundation Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1974–1977

University of Tennessee
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1971–1971

University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 36 years in Ophthalmology

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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