Dr. Riddle is the co-managing partner of Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare which is a comprehensive eye care practice serving the Upstate of South Carolina with offices located in Clinton, Newberry, Greenville as well as satellite offices in Saluda and Walhalla. Dr. Riddle offers clinical and surgical treatments in a variety of specialties including bladeless cataract and LASIK surgery, PRK, corneal transplants, and advanced glaucoma treatments. He was the first or among the first in the Upstate to perform/utilize the following technology: DSEK, ECP, iStent, Corneal Cross-linking, Express Shunt, Symfony IOL, Lipiflow, MLT, Prokera, and Topo-guided Lasik.
Dr. Riddle’s extensive LASIK experience dates back to 1996, when he participated in FDA studies. He has served as Co-Medical Director of Laser Vision Correction at Carolina Centers for Sight along the Grand Strand of South Carolina. Dr. Riddle is the Medical Director at TLC Laser Eye Centers in Greenville and past co-medical director of TLC Charleston and Columbia. His clinical interests and responsibilities include advanced cataract surgery using the femtosecond laser and lifestyle lenses, LASIK and PRK, corneal transplantation and external diseases of the eye. Dr. Riddle enjoys surgical privileges and is the co-medical director at The Surgery and Laser Center Professional Park, a state-of-the-art Ophthalmic Microsurgery Surgery Center. He also has surgical privileges at the Surgery Center at Pelham. Dr. Riddle continues to serve as a consulting physician for Greenville Health System and Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Education and Training
Dr. Riddle attended Clemson University and received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He served his internship at Greenville Memorial Hospital where he won the Jackson Award “as a young physician of exceptional promise.” He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Storm Eye Institute where he served as Chief Resident. After residency, he was selected for a prestigious corneal fellowship in Laser Vision Correction and corneal transplantation at Corneal Consultants of Indiana/Price Vision Center.
Accomplishments and Honors
Dr. Riddle is a board certified member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also a member of the South Carolina Medical Association, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the South Carolina Society of Ophthalmology. Dr. Riddle is a sought after speaker and consultant for leading ophthalmologic and pharmaceutical companies.
Dr. Riddle enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children. In his free time, his interests include Jiu -Jitsu, Clemson football, snow skiing and watersports on Lake Keowee.