William S. Blakemore, MD

Jitendra Swarup, MD

Dr. William S. Blakemore is an American Board Certified Ophthalmologist who provides comprehensive care to patients of all ages. His specialties have included cataract surgery, laser surgery and PRK laser vision correction; and in addition to routine eye care, he currently continues to provide treatment of diabetic eye disease and macular degeneration.  He has served northeastern NC for over 35 years.

Dr. Blakemore received his Bachelor degree from Washington and Jefferson College, and his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He has worked with Care Medico in Algeria and with Mother Theresa in Calcutta.  He served as an intern in the Department of Pediatrics at East Carolina University and  completed his surgical residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Chicago.  He served as the Chief Resident there from July 1982 – June 1983.

Dr. Blakemore enjoys spending time with his family and off shore fishing when he is not working.