Dr. Michael G. Woodcock

Dr. Michael G. Woodcock expert ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery


Dr. Michael G. Woodcock is a highly skilled ophthalmologist specializing in LASIK and Premium Cataract Lens Replacement procedures. With a remarkable track record, Dr. Woodcock has performed over 75,000 vision correction procedures, including nearly 30,000 LASIK surgeries, since 1996.

His expertise in ophthalmology and advanced laser eye surgery has made him one of America’s most respected refractive surgeons. Notably, Dr. Woodcock played a significant role as one of the primary investigators in the FDA study that resulted in the nationwide approval of LASIK. Moreover, he holds the distinction of being the first surgeon in North Carolina authorized to use the ORA with VerifEye+, Rx Sight’s Light Adjustable Lens (LAL) and the Alcon Toric lens for cataract treatment. His remarkable experience with the Clareon PanOptix cataract implant lens has cemented his position as the world’s most experienced cataract surgeon in this regard.

Dr. Woodcock’s reputation as an exceptional ophthalmologist has earned him recognition and accolades. Since 2004, he has been consistently selected as one of America’s Top Ophthalmologists by the Consumer’s Research Council of America. Additionally, he is a respected member of the Society for Excellence in Eye Care.

For trusted and high-quality LASIK and Premium Cataract Lens Replacement procedures, Dr. Michael G. Woodcock is a renowned choice. Put your vision in the hands of a surgeon with a wealth of experience and a commitment to excellence.

Dr. Michael G. Woodcock is an esteemed ophthalmologist with an impressive educational background. He graduated as the salutatorian of his class in 1980 from Meharry Medical College. Following that, he completed his internship at Womack Army Medical Center in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and his residency in ophthalmology at Brooke Army Medical Center in Fort Sam Houston, Texas. During his residency, he served as the chief resident, showcasing his exceptional skills and leadership qualities.

Throughout his career, Dr. Woodcock has been actively involved in academia and clinical practice. As a Clinical Assistant Professor with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology, he has shared his expertise and trained upcoming ophthalmologists in the latest vision care technologies. Additionally, he held the prestigious position of Chief of Ophthalmology at Cape Fear Valley Medical System in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Dr. Woodcock’s contribution to the field of ophthalmology extends beyond his clinical practice and teaching. He has been a prominent figure in the realm of refractive and cataract surgeries, extensively lecturing and writing about these procedures. His work has garnered recognition, leading to his affiliation with prestigious professional associations such as the International Society of Refractive Surgeons, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the North and South Carolina Ophthalmology Societies, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

If you are seeking a skilled ophthalmologist with a wealth of experience and a dedication to staying at the forefront of the field, Dr. Michael G. Woodcock is an esteemed choice.


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