Dr. Shawn Iverson, DO

Shawn M. Iverson, DO, is a cornea and external disease specialist with extensive training in ophthalmic surgery. He specializes in cornea transplants (DMEK, DSAEK, DALK, PKP) and complex cataract surgery. In addition to his cornea and cataract patients, Dr. Iverson has particular interest in glaucoma, treating patients both medically and surgically. Dr. Iverson attended Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, where he earned a bachelor's degree with honors. Following university he attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated amongst the top of his class. He furthered his education with three years researching glaucoma at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Florida, focusing on the structure-function relationships in diagnosing and monitoring glaucoma. His internal medicine internship was conducted at Florida Atlantic University and he completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Iverson then completed a fellowship in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery at Price Vision Group in Indianapolis, where he trained under Francis Price, MD, a pioneer of the partial thickness corneal transplant known as Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). During his fellowship, he also gained extensive experience in complex cataract surgery and scleral fixated intraocular lenses. If you are interested in a consultation with Dr. Iverson, please call 803-359-8777 and our office will be happy to schedule an appointment.


Florida Atlantic University

Bachelor of Science

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Palmetto Health - University of South Carolina

Ophthalmology Resident

Bentz Eye Center

Ophthalmologist, Cornea, External Disease, Refractive Surgery and Glaucoma

Board Certification(s)

American Board of Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations

Prisma Parkridge Surgery Center (Irmo, SC)
Palmetto Surgery Center (Columbia, SC)

Professional Memberships

Shawn Iverson DO is a member of the following professional organizations:

American Academy of Ophthalmology 2015-Present
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2011-Present
American Glaucoma Society

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