- Cornea Transplantation
- Cataract Surgery
- Laser Vision Correction Surgery
- External Eye Disease
- Anterior Segment Surgical Complications Management
Education and Training:
Medical College of Virginia 1985
George Washington University Medical Center 1989
Dean A. McGee Eye Institute, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Ctr. 1990 and 1991 [Training in Cornea & External Disease Surgery, Refractive Surgery, Ocular Microbiology, and Complex Anterior Segment Surgical Techniques and Disease Management]
Dr. Fowler has extensive laser training and previously served as the associate/medical director of the FEL Laser Laboratory at Duke University Medical Center as well as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Duke University Eye Center 1992-2000. He has been awarded Best Doctors honors by Best Doctors 2001-2002, 2003-2004, 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010 and U.S. Top Ophthalmologists award by the Research Council of America 2002 and 2004 (given every two years), and The Triangle Area's Top Doctors Best Physicians as chosen by their Peers in Health Living Magazine, Spring 2009.
Dr.Fowler's research centers around laser-related wound healing. He is actively involved with eye banking on a national and international training level and is the Medical Director of the North Carolina Eye Bank. He serves as the physician chair of faculty, technician education, EBAA (Eye Bank Association of America). Dr. Fowler enjoys educating his patients and takes pride in delivering the best patient care possible. The UNC Eye Department welcomes sponsorship of his international mission work as well as his research.
Dr. Fowler specializes in corneal transplantation, cataract surgery, and the latest advances in vision correction surgery. He also treats anterior segment surgical complications as well as complex anterior segment diseases and dry eye. He sees referrals from ophthalmologists, optometrists, healthcare professionals, and conventionally scheduled UNC healthcare systems patients.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Craig Fowler, please call 919-966-5509.