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.

Meet the Doctors

Brandon Whiteside MD

“My goal is to help people achieve their best possible vision. I strive to provide the highest level of medical and surgical care to patients. I try to treat each patient like a family member so that they may understand their condition as best possible.”

-Brandon C. Whiteside, MD

Brandon C. Whiteside, MD

A former Professor of Ophthalmology from the University of South Carolina joined Charlotte Ophthalmology as a specialist in cataract and LASIK surgery. His work at the university included conducting clinical studies in refractive surgery. Dr. Whiteside is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Medical Association. As a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, he has been an active participant in their continuing medical education for physicians.

Active Staff:
Presbyterian Hospital

Trusted Professional

  • B.S.-Milligan College, Johnson City, TN
  • M.D.-University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC
  • Internship-Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
  • Residency in Ophthalmology Palmetto Richard Memorial Hospital
  • Chief Resident in Ophthalmology-Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital
  • Fellowship in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery at St. Luke’s Cataract and Laser Institute, Tarpon Springs, FL


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Christian Ophthalmology Society

Your Neighbor

  • Native North Carolinian
  • Married with two daughters
  • Enjoys swimming, biking, running and triathlon
Daniella Whiteside MD

Daniela M. Whiteside, MD

Daniela M. Whiteside, MD, is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing 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.