Dr. Paul G. Galentine, ophthalmologist and corneal specialist, retires March 31, 2017 after 32 years of practice. We are incredibly grateful for his service and know that he has touched the lives of countless patients, developing lifelong friendships with many.
A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy as a Trident Scholar, Dr. Galentine received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. He served his medical internship at Bethesda Naval Hospital and spent one year as a general medical officer for the U.S. Navy. A three-year ophthalmology residency at Bethesda Naval Hospital was followed by a fellowship in Corneal and External Disease at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.
He was Director of Cornea Service at Bethesda Naval Hospital and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine. While in the Navy, he was part of an International Eye Foundation team and performed eye surgery in Egypt. He was also a flight instructor for the Naval Flight Training Command.
For those patients seeing Dr. Galentine for corneal care, our staff will be happy to schedule an appointment with one of the following corneal specialists at Horizon, Dr. Joseph Biber, or Dr. Gerald Rosen.
If you see Dr. Galentine for general ophthalmology, we will gladly schedule you with another physician. Our physicians list is available here and you can call for an appointment at 704-365-0555 or request an appointment online.
If you should decide to transfer your medical records, please contact our office at 704-365-0555, Option 6, and we will assist you. Also, if you have any other questions or concerns, please call.