Randal J. Williams, MD

Areas of Specialty

    Dr. Randal J. Williams

  • anterior segment surgery
  • small incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants
  • surgery of the eyelids and external eyes
  • corneal transplants
  • surgery for strabismus (muscle surgery)
  • primary eye care
  • comprehensive eye examinations, eyeglasses and contact lens prescriptions
  • glaucoma
  • medical treatment of glaucoma

Medical Education

  • Medical School — Duke University School of Medicine
  • Internship — Duke University School of Medicine
  • Residency — Duke University School of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Frye Regional Medical Center
  • Duke University School of Medicine, Clinical Associate

Certification and Professional Societies

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Catawba County Medical Society

T.R. Williams, MD

Areas of Specialty

Dr. T.R. Williams

Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous including:

  • diabetic eye disorders retinal detachment
  • age related macular degeneration uveitis (inflammation)
  • infection
  • retinal blood vessel problems
  • intraocular tumors
  • retinopathy of prematurity
  • macular holes
  • epiretinal membrane (scar tissue on the macula)
  • hereditary retinal disorders including retinitis pigmentosa
  • cystoid macular edema (swollen retina)

Medical Education

  • Medical School — University of Illinois
  • Internship — Lutheran General Hospital
  • Residency — University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Fellowship — University of Nebraska Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Frye Regional Medical Center
  • Duke University School of Medicine, Clinical Associate

Certification and Professional Societies

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Catawba County Medical Society

James W. Harris, Jr, MD

Areas of Specialty

    Dr. James W. Harris, Jr

  • glaucoma – medical, laser and surgery treatment
  • anterior segment surgery – small incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants
  • surgery of the eyelids and external eyes
  • primary eye care – comprehensive eye examinations, eyeglasses and contact lens prescriptions

Medical Education

  • Medical School — The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Internship — Naval Regional Medical Center – Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Residency — The Ohio State University Hospitals
  • Fellowship — Duke University Eye Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Frye Regional Medical Center

Certification and Professional Societies

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Glaucoma Society (Associate Member)
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Catawba County Medical Society

R.E. Oursler, III, MD

Areas of Specialty

    Dr. R.E. Oursler, III

  • refractive surgery – iLASIK, surface laser correction, corrective lens replacement surgery and corneal inlay
  • anterior segment surgery – small incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants
  • primary eye care – comprehensive eye examinations, eyeglasses and contact lens prescriptions

Medical Education

  • Medical School — Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University
  • Internship — Virginia Mason Hospital
  • Residency — Wills Eye Hospital
  • Fellowship — Barnet-Dulaney Eye Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Frye Regional Medical Center

Certification and Professional Societies

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Catawba County Medical Society

Richard I. Chang, MD

Areas of Specialty

    Dr. Richard I. Chang

  • diagnosis and treatment of disease of the cornea
  • corneal transplants
  • pterygium surgery
  • anterior segment surgery – small incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants
  • external diseases of the eye
  • glaucoma – medical treatment of glaucoma
  • primary eye care – comprehensive eye examinations, eyeglasses and contact lens prescriptions

Medical Education

  • Medical School — Bowman Gray School of Medicine
  • Internship — Riverside Regional Hospital, Newport News, VA
  • Residency — University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Fellowship — University of Rochester (corneal & external disease)

Hospital Affiliations

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Frye Regional Medical Center

Certification and Professional Societies

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Director of the North Carolina Eye Bank
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • International Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Eye Bank Association of America
  • Paton Society
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • The Cornea Society

Brian C. Adair, MD

Areas of Specialty

    Dr. Brian C. Adair

  • anterior segment surgery – small incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants
  • surgery of the eyelids and external eyes
  • corneal transplants
  • pterygium surgery
  • surgery for strabismus (muscle surgery)
  • glaucoma – medical treatment of glaucoma
  • primary eye care – comprehensive eye examinations, eyeglasses and contact lens prescriptions

Medical Education

  • Medical School — Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship — Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
  • Residency — Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Frye Regional Medical Center

Certification and Professional Societies

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • York County (SC) Medical Society

Roderick N. Hargrove, MD, FACS

Areas of Specialty

    Dr. Roderick N. Hargrove

  • ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery
  • anterior segment surgery – small incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants
  • primary eye care – comprehensive eye examinations, eyeglasses and contact lens prescriptions

Medical Education

  • Medical School — University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill
  • Internship — Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, TN (transitional)
  • Residency — State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Fellowship — Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery)

Hospital Affiliations

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Frye Regional Medical Center

Certification and Professional Societies

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • North Carolina Medical Society

Patrick J. Kelty, MD

Areas of Specialty

Dr. Patrick J. Kelty

Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous including:

  • diabetic eye disorders retinal detachment
  • age related macular degeneration uveitis (inflammation)
  • infection
  • retinal blood vessel problems
  • intraocular tumors
  • retinopathy of prematurity
  • macular holes
  • epiretinal membrane (scar tissue on the macula)
  • hereditary retinal disorders including retinitis pigmentosa
  • cystoid macular edema (swollen retina)

Medical Education

  • Medical School — University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Internship — Medical University of South Carolina (general surgery)
  • Residency — Storm Eye Institute at the Medical University of South Carolina (ophthalmology)
  • Fellowship — University of South Florida Eye Institute (vitreoretinal surgery)

Hospital Affiliations

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Frye Regional Medical Center
  • Duke University School of Medicine, Clinical Associate

Certification and Professional Societies

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • North Carolina Medical Society

Joseph E. Allen, Jr, MD

Areas of Specialty

    Dr. Joseph E. Allen, Jr

  • anterior segment surgery – small incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants
  • primary eye care – comprehensive eye examinations, eyeglasses and contact lens prescriptions
  • glaucoma – medical treatment of glaucoma

Medical Education

  • Medical School — University of Iowa
  • Internship — St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL
  • Residency — University of Iowa

Hospital Affiliations

  • Watauga Medical Center
  • Cannon Memoral Hospital

Certification and Professional Societies

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

Gabriela R. de Boer, MD

*Spanish speaking

Areas of Specialty

    Dr. Gabriela Rodríguez De Boer

  • Primary eye care – comprehensive eye examinations, eyeglasses and contact lens prescriptions
  • Glaucoma – medical treatment of glaucoma
  • External diseases of the eye
  • Anterior segment surgery
  • Small incision and laser-assisted cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants
  • Pterygium surgery

Medical Education

  • Medical School — University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, PR
  • Internship — San Juan City Hospital, San Juan, PR
  • Residency — University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

Hospital Affiliations

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center

Certification and Professional Societies

  • Board Eligible – American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Christopher P. Tanzie, MD, PhD

Areas of Specialty

    Dr. Christopher P. Tanzie

  • Primary eye care – comprehensive eye examinations, eyeglasses and contact lens prescriptions
  • Glaucoma – medical, laser and surgical treatment
  • Surgery of the eyelids and external eyes
  • External diseases of the eye
  • Anterior segment surgery
  • Small incision and laser-assisted cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants
  • Pterygium surgery

Medical Education

  • Medical School — University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
  • Graduate School – University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, and Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO
  • Internship — Texas A&M/Scott and White, Temple, TX (internal medicine)
  • Residency — University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY (ophthalmology)

Hospital Affiliations

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Frye Regional Medical Center

Certification and Professional Societies

  • Board Eligible – American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Peter M. Lipscomb, MD

Areas of Specialty

    Dr. Peter Lipscomb

  • Primary eye care – comprehensive eye examinations, eyeglasses and contact lens prescriptions
  • Glaucoma – medical treatment of glaucoma
  • External diseases of the eye
  • Anterior segment surgery
  • Small incision and laser-assisted cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants
  • Pterygium surgery

Medical Education

  • Medical School — Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • Internship — Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News, VA
  • Residency — University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Hospital Affiliations

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Frye Regional Medical Center

Certification and Professional Societies

  • Board Eligible – American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Virginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons