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Address: 1101 Dresser Court
Raleigh, NC 27609
Telephone: 919-878-4060
Fax: 919-256-0499

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Wasim Samara, MD

Wasim Samara, MD, of Taylor Retina Center, Raleigh, NC

Dr. Samara is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in Retina diseases and surgery. He obtained his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan. He completed his internship at Saint Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.  He then completed ophthalmology residency at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Samara went on to complete a two-year vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the University of Alabama and Retina Specialists of Alabama in Birmingham.

Dr. Samara has extensive research experience, prior to his residency training, he completed two research fellowships in ocular oncology and vitreoretinal diseases at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has authored many peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. His work was published in RETINA, Ophthalmology, and the American Journal of Ophthalmology. His work was also presented at many local and national meetings including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Dr. Samara is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists.

In his free time, Dr. Samara enjoys hiking, traveling, and playing tennis. He is fluent in Arabic and English.

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Meet Our Physicians

Meet Our Specialists

Our retina specialists are board certified in ophthalmology, have completed a retina disease fellowship and have performed thousands of retina procedures. Our doctors and their staff share a common mission to provide the most up-to-date medical care in an environment that is compassionate and patient-centered.

Diseases We Treat

Conditions treated by Taylor Retina Center, Raleigh, NC

Diseases that affect the retina can often lead to severe vision loss or blindness. Our physicians and staff will use state of the art technology to provide you with the highest level of care.

Convenient Offices

Map and directions to the offices of Taylor Retina Center, Raleigh, NC

Taylor Retina Center has eight convenient North Carolina and southern Virginia office locations to serve your medical needs and covers more of central & eastern North Carolina than any other retina specialty practice. For the address, interactive map, and driving directions to any of our offices, please choose a location below.