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Lewis R. Gaskin, MD



Lewis R. Gaskin, MD

Lewis R. Gaskin, MD

Cataract Surgery, General Ophthalmology, Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery, Clear Lens | Refractive Lens Exchange

Practicing since: 1984

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Education:

Raised in Charlotte, Dr. Gaskin attended Myers Park High School and earned his undergraduate degree in biology from Wake Forest University. He received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, and then completed his internship at Northwestern University in Chicago. In 1981, he returned to Emory University and completed his residency in ophthalmology.

Professional Highlights:

In addition to his work with patients at Horizon Eye Care, Dr. Gaskin previously served as team ophthalmologist for the Carolina Panthers as well as for the Charlotte Hornets. He has held the position of chief resident of ophthalmology at Emory University, chief of ophthalmology for Carolinas Medical Center and for Presbyterian Hospital, and chairman of the board for Prevent Blindness North Carolina. Dr. Gaskin has also lent his expertise as past director of Piedmont Eye Clinic, and as a fundraiser for Charlotte’s Discovery Place science museum and for local hospital capital fund campaigns. He has served as chairman on the College Board of Visitors for the Wake Forest University School of Divinity. Dr. Gaskin is involved in a number of nonprofit organizations, including Prevent Blindness NC.

Specialties:

Complex Cataract Surgery
Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
Clear Lens Exchange | Refractive Lens Exchange
TECNIS Symfony and Toric Intraocular Lens Implants
General Ophthalmology

Personal Background:

Dr. Gaskin and his wife have five sons. He enjoys soccer, tennis, computers, water sports and travel.

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