Kerry Solomon, MD

Doctor Details
Dr. Solomon has been a leader in the field of LASIK vision correction since 1996, when he performed the first LASIK procedure in South Carolina. He also performed the first PRK and iLASIK procedures in the state.
Dr. Solomon has been performing cataract correction surgery since 1990. He was the first in South Carolina to perform multifocal cataract surgery, toric astigmatism surgery, laser refractive cataract surgery, and to use advanced OZil® ultrasound to remove cataracts.
In fact, Dr. Solomon has been named one of the “Top 50 Opinion Leaders in the Fields of Cataract and Refractive Surgery,” one of the “Best Doctors in America” every year since 2002, and the publishers and editors of Premier Surgeon have included him in their list of the top 250 innovators in the field of premium IOL surgery.
Many popular magazines and newspapers have recognized Dr. Solomon, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money, Redbook, and Readers Digest. You may have seen him on NBC's Today and in Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, a PBS series that aired in more than 140 countries.

Dr. Solomon's full Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION
Graduate of University of Vermont College of Medicine
Internship at Yale University
Residency training in Ophthalmology at University of Kentucky Medical Center
Fellowship in ophthalmic pathology at University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Fellowship in cataract and refractive surgery and corneal transplantation at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Board certified in Ophthalmology

AWARDS &
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Charleston Regional Business Journal Health Care Hero (2011)
Associate Editor, EyeWorld Magazine (2011)
Editorial Board, Premier Surgeon (2010-Present)
Joined Carolina Eyecare Physicians (2009)
Arturo and Holly Melosi Chair/Professor, Medical University of South Carolina (2007-2009)
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical University of South Carolina (2009-Present)
The Pierre Gautier Jenkins Award (2006-2007)
Lee T. Nordan Achievement Award, presented by ASCRS (2006)
Top 50 Opinion Leaders in the Fields of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (2005-2006)
Best Doctors in America (2002-present)
APEX Award presented by Refractive Surgery Quarterly (2002)
Honors Award presented by American Academy of Ophthalmology (1998)
ASCRS Video Award: Best New Surgical Technique (First Prize) (1998)
Chief Medical Editor, Refractive Surgery Quarterly (1994-present)
Editorial Board, Ophthalmic Practice (1994-present)
Editorial Board, Ocular Surgery News (1994-present)
Editorial Board, Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today (1994-present)
Reviewer, Archives of Ophthalmology (1994-Present)
Reviewer, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (1994-present)
Editorial Board, Phaco and Foldables (1994-2006)
Editorial Board, Ocular Therapeutics 1994-2006)
Past Chairman of ASCRS FDA Committee

OPHTHALMIC
ORGANIZATIONS &
SOCIETIES
Dr. Solomon is actively involved in multiple ophthalmic organizations and a number of national and international professional and scientific societies, including:
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
International Society of Refractive Keratoplasty
Association for Research in Vision and ophthalmology
Heed Ophthalmic Foundation
Eye Bank Association of America
South Carolina Lions Eye Bank (Past Medical Director)
South Carolina Medical Association (Associate Director in Charleston)
South Carolina Society of Ophthalmology
Charleston County Medical Society
Charleston Ophthalmological Society (Past President)

Doctor Ratings
Accurate Diagnosis
No Ratings
Courteous Staff
No Ratings
Ease of Appointment
No Ratings
Spends Time with Me
No Ratings
Would Recommend to Others?
No Ratings
Doctor Details
Board Certified
Yes
Primary Specialty
Cataracts
Secondary Specialty
LASIK
Title
Ophthalmologist (MD)