(Charleston, SC – April 11, 2022) – Kerry Solomon, an ophthalmologist at Carolina Eyecare Physicians, has been named to the 2022 list of “Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
Castle Connolly connects patients with best-in-class healthcare, providing consumers with trusted lists of exceptional medical professionals. A peer-driven nomination process is followed up with rigorous research, vetting, and selection.
Out of 850,000 practicing doctors in the United States, only 7% qualify as Castle Connolly Top Doctors.
Kerry Solomon, MD, is a cataract, LASIK and advanced vision correction specialist at Carolina Eyecare Physicians, which he joined in 2009. He is also the director of the Carolina Eyecare Research Institute, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the Medical University of South Carolina, and is the former President of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer at US Eye, a patient-centric network of premium eye care practices.
Over his 24 years of practicing medicine, Dr. Solomon has achieved status among the country’s best ophthalmic surgeons. He was one of the first in the country to perform laser-assisted cataract surgery, implant multifocal and astigmatic correcting lenses, and to perform topography-guided LASIK. He has been voted Charleston’s Best LASIK Surgeon by the local community 18 times in the last eight years.
Castle Connolly has been researching, reviewing, and selecting Top Doctors for 25 years. The process is unbiased, and begins with nominations from fellow physicians. Doctors who earn a place on the list embody excellence in clinical care as well as interpersonal skills such as listening and communicating, demonstrating empathy, and instilling trust and confidence in patients.
The physician-led Castle Connolly research team verifies credentials of nominated physicians and reviews their competencies including medical education, training, hospital appointments, administrative posts, professional achievements, and malpractice and disciplinary history.
“We are incredibly proud of Dr. Solomon. He truly embodies our mission to “Bring Clear Vision to Life” through his compassionate care for patients and his unending pursuit of excellence in eye care. Dr. Solomon has provided so many of our patients with the opportunity to experience a more rewarding and enjoyable life through sight,” said Daniel Flynn, Vice President of Operations for US Eye, the parent company of Carolina Eyecare Physicians.
Carolina Eyecare Physicians is one of the nation’s leading multi-disciplinary physician groups, providing patients worldwide with care in ophthalmology, optometry and cosmetic facial surgery. With several locations throughout Charleston and the surrounding area, Carolina Eyecare Physicians offers patients convenient access to nationally-renowned surgeons, compassionate staff members, and cutting-edge technology.
Carolina Eyecare Physicians is a member practice of US Eye, a patient-centric network of premium eye care practices with 57 locations in the Southeastern United States. US Eye is a patient-first, physician-led, vertically integrated multi-specialty eye care practice group with a mission to become the country’s most admired brand in eye care.
For more information about Carolina Eyecare Physicians, please visit www.carolinaeyecare.com.