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William O. Young, MD

 

William O. Young, MD
Dr. Young is a board certified, fellowship-trained pediatric ophthalmologist. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and earned his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. After ophthalmology residency at MUSC’s Storm Eye Institute, he completed his fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Young has practiced pediatric ophthalmology full time since 1994 and in 1997 founded Pediatric Ophthalmology Associates, P.A., Greensboro’s first ophthalmology practice specializing in treating children’s eye problems and adult strabismus.

Dr. Young is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. He teaches pediatric ophthalmology to medical students from UNC-Chapel Hill, as well as to family medicine residents from the Moses Cone Family Medicine Residency Program. In 2004, Dr. Young was recognized by his peers as one of the Top Doctors in the Triad, and since 2005, as one of America’s Best Doctors ®.


Dr Grace Patel
M. Grace Patel, MD

 

M. Grace Patel, MD
Dr. Patel graduated from University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, where she also completed her residency in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. She received fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to joining our practice, Dr. Patel participated in several mission projects providing eye care to communities and villages in Africa and South America. She is a member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is an avid tennis player, an accomplished pianist, and enjoys running, biking, cooking, and great books.


Paul R. Conahan, CO
  Paul R. Conahan, CO
Paul is a Certified Orthoptist. He received his BS from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY in 1992, and earned his orthoptic certification from the University of Florida in 1995. Paul specializes in measuring vision and eye misalignment in children and adults. He has been a member of our staff since January 2002, and is a member of the American Association of Certified Orthoptists.

 

 


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