Biography

Dr. Andrew Antoszyk is a board-certified Ophthalmologist who specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the retina and vitreous, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinovascular disease, and retinal detachments in the Charlotte and Statesville, NC areas. He has authored and co-authored 39 peer-reviewed papers and three book chapters, and has been involved in numerous clinical trials and research programs. When he is not working, he loves to spend time with his family and is an avid golfer and tennis player. He loves to root for the Duke sports teams and the Carolina Panthers.


Education & Fellowship

Undergraduate
University of Albany, 1979

Medical
New York Medical College, 1983

Internship
Duke University Medical Center, 1984

Residency
Ophthalmology, Duke University Eye Center, 1987

Fellowship
Vitreoretinal Diseases, Duke University Eye Center, 1989


Associations & Memberships

Board Certified by:
- American Board of Ophthalmology

Member of:
- Alpha Omega Alpha – medical honor society
- American Board of Ophthalmology -Examiner and Mentor
- American Academy of Ophthalmology -Fellow
- Vice Chair of Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network
- Society of Heed Fellows
- American Society of Retina Specialists
- Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
- North Carolina Medical Society
- Mecklenburg County Medical Society
- North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
- Retina Society

Teaching Experience
Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences
Assistant Consulting Professor at the Duke University Eye Center


Featured Procedures

MIVS - Micro-Incisional Vitreoretinal Surgery: Dr. Antoszyk specializes in micro-incisional vitreoretinal surgery in the management of retinal detachments, epiretinal membranes and complications of diabetic retinopathy. This technique utilizes instruments ranging from 27-23 gauge in diameter and is associated with minimal post-operative discomfort, faster visual recovery and prompt return to normal activity.


Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha

Heed Fellow

National Research Service Award

Navy Achievement Medal

National Defense Medal

Defense Meritorious Service medal

Resident Teaching Award

Best Doctors In America, 2003-2018
Charlotte Business Journal Best Doctors List, 2015-2016
American Society of Retina Specialists Honor Award, 2016
Business North Carolina Best Doctors, 2016


Community Involvement


Testimonials

My retina had detached, so my doctor immediately referred me to Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates. I got right in to see Dr. Antoszyk, who did an assessment and scheduled surgery to reattach my retina right away.     - Anthony R.
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Research

Dr. Antoszyk authored and co-authored more than 35 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters including: “Aflibercept Bevacizumab or Ranibizumab for Diabetic Macular Edema” published in the New England Journal of Medicine, February 2015.

He is also the principal investigator for numerous clinical trials and currently investigating new treatments for wet and dry age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusions.


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