Dr. Kunal D Kanitkar, MD

Dr. Kunal Kanitkar practices ophthalmology in Lexington, SC, where he has lived for 15 years. He was born in Columbia, SC, and graduated from Richland Northeast High School. His medical training took him to Harvard University, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Wills Eye Hospital, and Duke University Eye Center. He is thrilled to return home and serve his local community. He lives in Lexington, SC with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys reading, cooking, traveling, and exploring the natural beauty of the Midlands.



of Arts cum laude in Biology

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine degree

Wills Eye Hospital

Ophthalmology Residency

Duke University Eye Center

Fellowship in Cornea/ External disease/ Refractive Surgery

Board Certification(s)

Board certified (American Board of Ophthalmology)

Hospital Affiliations

Prisma Parkridge Surgery Center (Irmo, SC)

Palmetto Surgery Center (Columbia, SC)

CIPI Surgery Center (Columbia, SC)

Professional Memberships

Kunal Kanitkar is a member of the following professional organizations:

American Academy of Ophthalmology 2001--present

American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2006--present

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