CEENTA is proud to announce three new eye doctorsVeena Rao, MD; Boyd Vaziri, MD; and Nicole Rose, OD – joined CEENTA today, October 9.

Veena Rao, MD

Dr. Rao is a glaucoma specialist who comes to CEENTA after serving on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, working primarily at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her master’s degree from Oxford University in the United Kingdom, and her Medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. Her ophthalmology residency and glaucoma fellowship were at the Duke Eye Center at the Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Rao will see patients in CEENTA’s Matthews and Monroe offices.

Boyd Vaziri, MD

Dr. Vaziri is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who has treated patients locally in Charlotte since 2008. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and his Medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. His internship and ophthalmology residency were at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Vaziri will see patients in CEENTA’s SouthPark office.

Nicole Rose, OD

Dr. Rose is an optometrist who comes to CEENTA after completing her residency at the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center. She earned her bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University and her optometry doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. Dr. Rose will see patients in CEENTA’s SouthPark office.

“I am very excited to be in Charlotte and am looking forward to the opportunity to serve patients in need of glaucoma and comprehensive eye care,” Dr. Rao said. “My husband and I are both originally from North Carolina so, on a personal level, it feels great to be back home.”

“I am excited to offer the latest technologies to my patients such as laser-assisted cataract surgery and innovative lens implants that reduce dependency on glasses,” Dr. Vaziri said. “CEENTA's excellent support staff and first-rate diagnostic tools will enable me to provide the highest standards of care for my patients.”

“I am delighted to be a part of the top-notch CEENTA team and look forward to providing high-quality eye care to the Charlotte community,” Dr. Rose said.

“CEENTA has always been proud to provide premier eye care to the Carolinas,” CEENTA CEO Jag Gill, ScD, said. “These three physicians have shown commitment and dedication to not just medicine, but to their patients as well, and we are thrilled to bring them on board.”

To make an appointment with any of these doctors, call 704-295-3000. You can also request an appointment online or through myCEENTAchart.

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