Eye Care & Surgeons of Charlotte

Providing the best and most personal eye care to you.

Creating long term relationships with my patients

“I like to connect and develop long term relationships with my patients and help them solve complex eye issues that are affecting their lives. I consider myself a medical doctor first, and then an eye surgeon.”
Dr. Dara Khalatbari

Dr. Khalatbari, or “Dr. K” has been practicing in the Charlotte and Union County areas since 2007. In 2020, he founded Eye Care and Surgeons of Charlotte to be able to provide the best and most personal care to his patients.

Dr. K graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Molecular Biology and Mathematics. He then attended medical school at Duke University. He completed his eye surgery training at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, the oldest eye surgery residency in the country.

Dr. K is board certified and a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive surgeons. Dr. Khalatbari is a contributing author to the Wills Eye Manual, the most widely used eye care book in the world. Because of his experience, knowledge and personality, he has taken care of many physicians in the area and is considered to be a “doctor's doctor.”

Dr. Khalatbari lives in South Charlotte with his wife and boy/girl twins. He enjoys traveling, eating out and soccer. He is fluent in both Spanish and Farsi.

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