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Joseph H. Krug, Jr., MD


A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Krug received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. After completing medical internships at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center, he served a three-year ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. He was also a clinical fellow in glaucoma at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School.

Professional Highlights:

A specialist in glaucoma and diseases of the anterior segment, Dr. Krug’s interests include glaucoma surgery, cataract and implant surgery, laser assisted cataract surgery, canaloplasty, as well as laser vision correction (LASIK) surgery. He has been involved in clinical research of new and surgical therapies for glaucoma and cataracts. He serves as a consulting ophthalmologist for an international pharmaceutical corporation. Dr. Krug is the current chairman of the ophthalmology department at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center. Upon completion of his fellowship in glaucoma at Harvard, Dr. Krug remained on the faculty as Assistant Director of Glaucoma Consultation Service. He has since lectured on numerous topics at health centers throughout the country, as well as international glaucoma meetings. Dr. Krug is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and has published over two dozen reports, reviews, abstracts and book chapters. He also serves as team ophthalmologist for the Charlotte Checkers and the Charlotte Hornets.


Glaucoma Diseases
Cataract Surgery
Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery
LASIK/ Refractive Surgery
General Ophthalmology

Personal Background:

Personal Background: Dr. Krug and his wife Julie have one son,
Christopher, and one golden retriever, Yankee.

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