Board Certified:

American Board of Ophthalmology


Medical University of South Carolina


University of Alabama School of Medicine


Wilmer Eye Institute

  • Palmetto Health-USC Ophthalmology

    9 Richland Medical Park Dr.
    Suite 340
    Columbia, SC 29203
  • Palmetto Health-USC Ophthalmology

    100 Palmetto Health Pkwy.
    Suite 350
    Columbia, SC 29212

About Stephen A. Cross employed Palm tree iconPHQC button

Stephen Cross, MD, is a fellowship-trained cornea specialist. He earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and completed his internship at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC, and INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia. After completing his residency at UAB Callahan Eye Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, he completed a fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, which ranked third nationwide for ophthalmology by US News and World Report Best Hospitals in 2015-16. There he received further subspecialty training in cornea, anterior segment and external disease. Dr. Cross' clinical and research interests include Fuchs dystrophy, modern endothelial keratoplasty technique, ocular surface disease management and medical economics.