Daniela Whiteside, MD

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16610 Birkdale Commons Parkway Huntersville NC


About Dr. Whiteside:

Daniela Whiteside is a board certified ophthalmologist practicing at Charlotte Ophthalmology Center for Sight.

Dr. Whiteside specializes in medical retina and general ophthalmology. She offers services in treating diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, macular degeneration, retinal tears, as well as general eye diseases.

Dr. Whiteside received her Doctorate Degree in Medicine from the University of Lübeck in Germany. She then finished her first two years of Ophthalmology Residency at the Retinal Center at Phillips University in Marburg/Germany. She subsequently was awarded a research fellowship by the German Government (DFG) and spent two years doing retinal research at the USC Microbiology/ Immunology Department in Columbia, South Carolina. She completed both her internship in Medicine and her residency in Ophthalmology at The University of South Carolina.
Dr. Whiteside then became Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of South Carolina where she taught residents. After a few years she became a staff physician at the Dorn VA Medical Center where she continues to enjoy teaching Ophthalmology residents on a part-time basis.

Dr. Daniela Whiteside is known for providing personal and precise care to each of her patients.


  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Tears
  • Prevention & Treatment of General Eye Diseases
  • Cataracts
  • Corneal Abrasions
  • Corneal Disease
  • Corneal Ulcers
  • Dry Eyes
  • Flashes and Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Traumatic Eye Injuries

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About Charlotte Ophthalmology Center for Sight:

Every member of the Charlotte Ophthalmology Clinic team is dedicated to providing excellent patient care.

Our patients always come first and we work hard to make you feel like you are our priority throughout every step of your care with us.

Our doctors provide the very best in eye care; from complete eye exams, eye disease diagnosis and management, to the latest advancements in eye surgery. We have outstanding Optical and Contact Lens Departments where you can find the latest styles in a variety of price ranges.

Charlotte Ophthalmology invests in the latest laser, surgical, and pre-op testing equipment available.  Our physicians are always up-to-date on the newest treatments and technologies, all delivered with the personal care our patients have come to expect.

Our physicians also welcome patients for routine eye exams. At this visit our experienced team of ophthalmic assistants and physicians will work together to check your vision, determine whether your vision could be improved with glasses or contact lenses and examine your eyes carefully with specialized technology for the presence of any eye conditions or diseases that might threaten your eyesight. Many people do not realize that some conditions like glaucoma and retinal disease may create few or no symptoms, especially in the early stages of the disease. Early detection of conditions like these allow for more effective treatment and a better prognosis.

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