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Exceptional Eye Care in South Carolina


Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery
Diabetes & Glaucoma


Paul Herring, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist and ophthalmic surgeon. After earning his Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology (with high honors) at the University
of Florida, he attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed an internship at Greenville Memorial Hospital and his residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was named Chief Resident.

Dr. Herring is currently active in several professional organizations, including the American
Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the
South Carolina Society of Ophthalmology, and the Charleston Ophthalmology Society. He
was also inducted into the AOA Honors Society.

Dr. Herring is a Charleston native who attended Porter Gaud. He currently resides in Mount
Pleasant, and in his free time, enjoys boating, fishing, riding bikes, going to the beach, and
playing squash. Of his career at Carolina Eyecare Physicians, he explains, “I enjoy being part
of a team that is passionately committed to delivering the best possible care to each and
every patient.”


Locations Served: North Charleston

  • Specialty training:
    Completed an Internship at Greenville Memorial Hospital (Greenville, SC), followed by Residency training at the Wills Eye Hospital (Philadelphia), where he was named Chief Resident.
  • Interesting fact:
    Dr. Herring is a Charleston native, having attended Porter-Gaud.

Board certified in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery.

  • Cataract surgery
  • Diabetic eye care
  • Glaucoma treatment
  • Clinical instructor at Medical University of South Carolina
  • Member of the medical staff at several local hospitals
  • Undergraduate education: University of Florida
  • Medical school: Medical University of South Carolina
  • Internship: Greenville Memorial Hospital (Greenville, SC)
  • Residency training: Wills Eye Hospital (Philadelphia), Chief Resident
  • Clinical instructor at Medical University of South Carolina

“I have been with Dr. Herring for many years. He and his staff provide excellent service and care. I highly recommend them.” – Elizabeth L.

“Great staff, super efficient process, Dr Herring is a caring, attentive, and very competent physician.. Highly recommend.” – Joe C.

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