Dr. Jennifer Hartel, MD

Dr. Jennifer Hartel grew up in Dayton, Ohio. She graduated college from Wake Forest University and then attended Wake Forest Medical School. After medical school, she completed her residency training at the University of South Carolina followed by fellowship training in cornea, cataract, and external disease at The Ohio State University. Dr. Hartel worked at Prisma Health/University of South Carolina for one year prior to joining Palmetto Ophthalmology Associates in 2022. She lives in Forest Acres, SC with her husband who is also an Ophthalmologist. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, water skiing, cooking and gardening.


Wake Forest University BA
Wake Forest University School of Medicine MD
University of South Carolina/ Prisma Health Ophthalmology Residency
The Ohio State University Cornea and External Disease Fellowship

Board Certification(s)

American Board of Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations

Prisma Health Parkridge

Professional Memberships

Jennifer Hartel is a member of the following professional organizations:

American Academy of Ophthalmology

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