Carl W. Baker, MD, FASRS

Carl W. Baker, MD, FASRS

Hilton Head Retina Institute
15 Lafayette Place
Suite C
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
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Paducah Retinal Center
4630 Village Square Dr
Suite 102
Paducah, KY 42001
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(843) 715-2424 office

Education and Training

Retinal fellowship
University of Kentucky, Department of Ophthalmology, Lexington


Dr. Baker founded the Paducah Retinal Center in 2000. After moving to South Carolina in 2019, he has since started the Hilton Head Retina Institute. He has a significant interest in clinical research and has been an investigator in over 100 clinical trials. Dr. Baker has twice served as a Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network Vice-Chair and is the past president of the Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. He has received the AAO Achievement Award. His areas of special interest include combined cataract and retinal procedures and complicated IOL management.