Reza Michael Mozayeni, M.D.

Founder and Medical Director of Providence Eye & Laser Specialists, Reza Michael Mozayeni, M.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained cornea specialist.

Prior to establishing Providence Eye & Laser Specialists in 2003, Dr. Mozayeni spent 3 years as Medical Director of a national LASIK practice in Charlotte, and 4 years as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Albany Medical College. He has published multiple articles in the field of corneal diseases, spoken at national conferences, and is a contributing author to Cornea, a nationally recognized medical textbook that is referenced by specialists within his field.

Dr. Mozayeni began performing laser vision correction in 1995. He has a history of tens of thousands of successful vision correction procedures making him one of the most experienced eye surgeons in the region and one of the few cornea specialists performing and specializing in laser vision correction in the United States.

Dr. Mozayeni’s Vision

In addition to his medical accomplishments, Dr. Mozayeni has proven himself to be a smart businessperson.  Providence Eye is Dr. Mozayeni’s vision. He opened Providence Eye in 2003 because he knew he could provide a higher level of both medical and patient care. He carefully designed the entire office from top to bottom to reflect his philosophy and his desire for patients to feel comfortable in this environment. 

Dr. Mozayeni in Person

As impressive as his credentials are, Dr. Mozayeni’s most defining quality is his attitude regarding patient care. Dr. Mozayeni is:

  • Approachable
  • Truly listens
  • Treats patients as if they were members of his family
  • Is committed to taking the necessary time with each patient
  • Invests in the best technology

 “The Doctor’s Doctor”

Dr. Mozayeni is also respected by his colleagues. The ultimate compliment for any physician is the continued referral of patients from other doctors, especially when those patients are doctors themselves. Dr. Mozayeni has earned the reputation of the “Doctor’s Doctor” as he has performed laser vision correction on dozens of physicians and their families, including a LASIK surgeon as far away as New Hampshire.

Education
  • Fellowship - Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Residency - Ophthalmology, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, NY
  • Internship - Internal Medicine, Dartmouth- Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
  • Medical School - Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • Academic Appointments - Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Albany Medical College;
  • Director of the Albany Medical Center Eye Clinic
Memberships
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • North Carolina Medical Board
Awards

Dr. Mozayeni is a family man who loves living in Charlotte.  He and his wife Kristen were married in 1992 in Boston.  After completing his medical training and launching his career in Albany, NY they moved to Charlotte in 2000.  They have three children boy/girl twins born in 2001 and their ”baby” girl born in 2003.  In the little spare time he has Dr. Mozayeni enjoys being with his family and friends, getting outside, exercising and keeping upon the latest technology, especially from Apple.

Education

  • Fellowship - Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Residency - Ophthalmology, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, NY
  • Internship - Internal Medicine, Dartmouth- Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
  • Medical School - Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • Academic Appointments - Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Albany Medical College;
  • Director of the Albany Medical Center Eye Clinic

Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • North Carolina Medical Board

Awards

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