Dr. Timothy G. Saunders MD | Eye Care, Optical & Contacts
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Dr. Timothy Saunders is an ophthalmologist who specializes in pediatric eye care, strabismus, and neuro-ophthalmology in the Charlotte, NC and Matthews, NC areas. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. His internship and residency were at Washington Hospital Center, and his fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology was at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. He is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, the American Medical Association, the North Carolina Medical Society, and the Mecklenburg County Medical Society.

Dr. Saunders practices in our SouthPark (6035 Fairview Road, Charlotte, NC) and Matthews (724 Aubrey Bell Drive, Matthews, NC) offices. To make an appointment with him, call 704-295-3000. You can also request an appointment online or through myCEENTAchart.

Education & Fellowship

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1977

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1981

Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, 1982

Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, 1985

Pediatric ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Florida, 1987

Associations & Memberships

Board Certified by:
- American Board of Ophthalmology

Member of:
- American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow
- American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
- The North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
- American Medical Association
- North Carolina Medical Society
- Mecklenburg County Medical Society


Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2021
America's Best Physicians, 2020
Charlotte Business Journal Best Doctors List, 2015-2016
Charlotte Magazine Top Doctors, 2016-2022
Business North Carolina Best Doctors, 2016-2019
Best Doctors in America, 2017-2018

Community Involvement

Dr. Saunders has given continuing education talks including:

"Treating the Adult Diplopia Patient"


Dr. Saunders has published papers and lectured at local, state and national meetings on a variety of pediatric ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology topics.

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