Allison Baker, MD | Cataract Surgeon in University City & Concord, NC
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Dr. Allison Baker is an ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon who specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology and corneal diseases in Charlotte and Concord, NC. Her practice features a wide spectrum of eye conditions and treatments, including corneal diseases such as keratoconus, corneal cross-linking, traditional and laser-assisted cataract surgery, dry eye, and astigmatism.

She received her undergraduate degree in biological sciences from Clemson University and her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. After completing her internship at Brookwood Baptist Hospital, Dr. Baker completed her chief residency in ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and later her fellowship in cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery at the University of Colorado.

In addition, she has conducted thorough research on congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction, cataract surgery, and retinopathy.

Dr. Baker practices in our Concord (645 Amalia Street NE, Concord, NC) and University (2325 West Arbors Drive, Suite 201, Charlotte, NC) offices. To make an appointment with her, you may do so online, through myCEENTAchart, or by calling 704-295-3000

Education & Fellowship

Clemson University
, summa cum laude, 2013

Medical University of South Carolina
, 2017

Brookwood Baptist Health
, 2018

Chief Resident, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2021

Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery, University of Colorado, 2022

Associations & Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery


High Incidence and Repetition of Tympanostomy Tube Procedures in Children with Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction, UAB, Birmingham, AL, 2020

PI: Matthew Vicinanzo, MD, FACS

Evaluating the Etiology of Persistent Iritis after Cataract Surgery, MUSC, Charleston, SC 2015-2019

PI: Kristin Neatrour, MD and Lynn Poole Perry, MD, Ph.D.

Postnatal Growth and Retinopathy of Prematurity (G-ROP) Study, MUSC, Charleston, SC 2014

PI: Edward Cheeseman, MD, MBA and Gil Binenbaum, MD, MSCE


Neatrour, K., McAlpine, A., Owens, T.B., Trivedi, R.H., and Poole Perry, L.J. (2019).

“Evaluation of the etiology of persistent iritis after cataract surgery.” Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection. 9(1):4. doi: 10.1186/s12348-019-0170-2.

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