Dr. Nehali Saraiya is an ophthalmologist who specializes in eye exams & routine eye care, cataracts, and uveitis in the Charlotte area at our SouthPark, Matthews, and Pineville offices. She received her undergraduate degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. Her internship was at NorthShore University HealthSystem, her ophthalmology residency was at Loyola University Medical Center, and her Fellowship in uveitis was at the University of Illinois. She is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Uveitis Society, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the Chicago Ophthalmic Society.

Education & Fellowship

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2001

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 2006

NorthShore University HealthSystem, 2007

Ophthalmology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, 2010

Fellowship in Uveitis, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, 2011

Associations & Memberships

Board Certified by:
- American Board of Ophthalmology

Member of:
- American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow
- American Uveitis Society
- Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
- Chicago Ophthalmologic Society


Robert J. Barnes award for Best Resident Research presentation at Loyola Ophthalmology Resident-Alumni/Mission Day Conference for “Effects of epi-Shugarcaine on Heart Rate and Blood Pressure during Cataract Surgery.” Loyola University Medical Center, 2010.

Superior Achievement on Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program Examination. Loyola University Medical Center, 2007-2010.

Alpha Omega Alpha. Medical College of Georgia, 2006.

Association of Pathology Chairs’ Honor Society. Medical College of Georgia, 2003.

Presidential Recognition for academic achievement in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001.

Georgia Governor’s and HOPE Scholar. Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997-2001.

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