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Dr. Allison McAlpine (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. McAlpine 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. McAlpine (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
Undergraduate Clemson University, summa cum laude, 2013
Medical Medical University of South Carolina, 2017
Internship Brookwood Baptist Health, 2018
Residency Chief Resident, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2021
Fellowship Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery, University of Colorado, 2022
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.