Jorge Jiménez, MD

Vitreoretinal Surgeon
  • Specializing In :
    Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Eye Disease, Retinal Vein and Artery Occlusion, Macular Hole, Retinal Detachment, Retinal Holes and Tears, Epiretinal Membrane (Macular Pucker), Trauma, Floaters.

Biography

Jorge Jiménez, MD is a board-certified, fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the macula, retina, and vitreous. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Millsaps College in Jackson, MS, with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a Concentration in Piano Performance. He received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center Medical School in Jackson, MS. He continued his training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he completed a Medicine Internship and Ophthalmology Residency. During this time, he served as Chief Resident his senior year and began developing a special interest in retina.

He completed his vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, OH, where he received an excellent education in the medical and surgical management of complex retinal conditions. While there, he served as a Clinical Assistant Professor and actively participated in the clinical and surgical education of residents. He also served as a co-investigator for multiple retina clinical trials.

Dr. Jiménez practiced in Louisiana prior to joining South Carolina Retina Institute. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists.

In addition to being a classical pianist, Dr. Jiménez enjoys playing music and fishing. He is proficient in Spanish. He and his wife enjoy spending time at the beach, traveling, and experiencing new cultures and cuisines. They’re happy to be a part of the Conway and Grand Strand communities.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship, Clinical Assistant Professor

Columbus, Ohio

2019–2021

University of Mississippi Medical Center Medical School

Ophthalmology Residency, Chief Resident

Jackson, Mississippi

2016–2019

University of Mississippi Medical Center Medical School

Internal Medicine Internship

Jackson, Mississippi

2015–2016

University of Mississippi Medical Center Medical School

Doctor of Medicine

Jackson, Mississippi

2011–2015

Millsaps College

B.S. in Biochemistry; Piano Performance Concentration, Magna Cum Laude

Jackson, Mississippi

2007–2011

English

Spanish – Professional working proficiency

American Society of Retina Specialists

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The American Society of Retina Specialists is the largest retinal organization in the world, representing over 3,000 members in all 50 states and 63 countries.

American Academy of Ophthalmology

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The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons, working to protect sight and empower lives.