Doctors Bruce and Christian Carter have over 50 collective years of experience practicing general pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus (eye alignment.) They have specialized training in the medical and surgical treatments of all pediatric ophthalmological diseases and adults with eye muscle disorders.

About Our Ophthalmologists

 
Dr. Bruce Carter — Ophthalmologist in Charlottesville, VA
 
Dr. Bruce Carter has over 40 years of medical experience and has been faithfully serving patients in Charlottesville and from around Virginia since 1977. In addition to the summary of his extensive medical background below, Dr. Carter has numerous professional presentations and publications.
Education
  • Bachelor of Science from Wake Forest College
  • Doctor of Medicine from the University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Rotating Internship at the University of Kentucky
  • Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia Hospital
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh's Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh PA
 
 
Certification and Licensure
  • Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Licensed by the Virginia State Board of Medicine

Military Service
  • Lieutenant Commander, Surgeon; U.S. Public Health Service

Hospital Appointments
  • Martha Jefferson Hospital
  • University of Virginia Hospital
 
Professional Society Memberships
  • Albemarle County Medical Society
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Virginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (past President)
  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
 
 
 
Dr. Christian Carter — Ophthalmologist in Charlottesville, VA
 
Dr. Christian Carter was pleased to join his father at Albemarle Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus in 2006. In addition to the summary of his significant medical background below, Dr. Carter has numerous professional presentations, lectures, and publications.
Education
  • Bachelor of Science from Wake Forest University
  • Doctor of Medicine from the University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Transitional Intern at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
  • Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia Hospital
  • Fellow and Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health Center, Indianapolis, IN.
 
 
Certification and Licensure
  • Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Licensed by the Virginia State Board of Medicine

Hospital Appointments
  • Martha Jefferson Hospital
  • University of Virginia Hospital
 
Professional Society Memberships
  • Albemarle County Medical Society
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Virginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
 
 

NETWORK

 
We’re active proponents of improving the state of health care, which is why we’ve joined the Monticello Surgery Center Network. This seal demonstrates our partnership with other physicians, specialists, doctors, and surgeons who are committed to the same standards of fair pricing and exceptional service.