Dara Khalatbari, MD

Dara Khalatbari, MD

Education: Dr. Khalatbari graduated Magna Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, Tennessee, with a degree in Molecular biology and Mathematics. He then attended Duke University, in Durham, North Carolina, for his medical training. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Dr. Khalatbari then received his ophthalmology training at Wills Eye Hospital, in Philadelphia.

Professional: Dr. Khalatbari operates at Union West Surgery Center in Indian Trail, NC; The Surgery Center at Edgewater in Indian Land, SC; and CHS-Union Hospital in Monroe, NC. He has presented at numerous national meetings in ophthalmology and is the author of numerous publications. He is a contributing author to the Wills Eye Manual, the most widely used ophthalmology text in the world. Dr. Khalatbari is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Specialties: Dr. Khalatbari specializes in cataract surgery, including LenSx laser cataract surgery, and various minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries including iStent, Goniotomy, and Canaloplasty. He is an expert in the use of Toric and Multifocal  intraocular lenses to reduce or eliminate glasses after cataract surgery. Dr Khalatbari also performs LASIK and provides comprehensive eye care including: retina & glaucoma laser surgery, and diabetic eye care.

Personal Background: Dr. Khalatbari is a native of Houston, Texas. He is fluent in Spanish and Farsi. He enjoys travel and spending time with his wife and boy/girl twins.

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Khalatbari, will also be doing surgeries out of The Surgery Center of Edgewater in South Carolina. This makes it a lot more convenient for some of his patients not to have to commute as far to have their surgery performed by this Board Certified Ophthalmologist. Click Here for driving directions.