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James A. Salisbury, M.D.

Comprehensive Eye Care
Cataract Surgery & Treatment of Eye Disease

Dr. Salisbury earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Centenary College in Shreveport, La. He graduated from Tulane University Medical School in 1977 and completed an internship in medicine the following year. Dr. Salisbury received his specialty training in ophthalmology at Duke University, and in 1983 was board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Salisbury is a member of the North Carolina and Burke County Medical Societies. He has staff privileges at Grace, Rutherford, Catawba, Valdese, and Cleveland Hospitals.He started his private practice in 1982 and joined Morganton Eye Physicians, P.A. in 1989.

Dr. Salisbury and his wife Jan have been married for forty-three years and have two adult children. Daughter Lauren lives in Atlanta and is a senior fragrance evaluator in the perfume industry, having received her training from ISIPCA in Versailles, France. Their son Barrett earned his Ph.D. in neotechtonic geology at Arizona State University, and thereafter was employed by the state of Alaska as its head earthquake geologist.

The Salisburys are members of First Presbyterian Church of Morganton. In his free time Dr. Salisbury enjoys art, rowing, cycling, and tennis.