Kendall W. Wannamaker, Jr., M.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in diseases of the retina and vitreous. His specialty covers the medical treatment and surgery of diseases and disorders affecting the back of the eye, including diabetic eye disorders, macular degeneration, retinal detachments, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, and trauma to the eye.
Dr. Wannamaker received his Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University graduating magna cum laude. He earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He then completed his internal medicine internship at MUSC followed by his ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX. During his final year of residency he was selected to serve as the chief resident of the program. Dr. Wannamker went on to complete a 2-year vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at the renowned Cincinnati Eye Institute.
Dr. Wannamaker has authored numerous publications within his subspecialty and has presented his research all over the country at various ophthalmology meetings and conferences.
Dr. Wannamaker is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, is a fellow with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists.
Sees patients in:
- Diabetic eye disorders
- Epiretinal membranes (macular pucker)
- Macular degeneration
- Macular holes
- Retinal detachment, degenerations, tears, and holes
- Retinal vein and artery occlusions
Dr. Wannamaker grew up on a farm in South Carolina and his wife, Mollyrose, is a Southern Pines native. They recently became parents to a beautiful daughter. In his spare time, Dr. Wannamaker enjoys being with his family, traveling, boating, hunting, and recently started learning to fly fish.