Dr. Mary J. Rauch
Dr. Mary J. Rauch is the Clinical Director and Director of Operations for Accuvision LASIK. Prior to joining Accuvision LASIK, she was the Clinical Director for TLC Laser Eye Centers in Charlotte from 1998 – 2020. At Accuvision LASIK, Dr. Rauch is responsible for overseeing the clinical operations and the business operations of the center. She also works closely with our large network of optometric physicians who provide pre and post-operative care for patients following laser vision correction by providing training and continuing education.
EDUCATION / TRAINING
She received her Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree from Northeastern State University College of Optometry in 1996 where she graduated with honors, Summa Cum Laude. In 1997, Dr. Rauch completed her residency at Southern College of Optometry at the Salisbury Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Rauch completed her undergraduate education at Missouri State University. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Biology and Chemistry and graduated with honors, Summa Cum Laude.
ACCOMPLISHMENTS / MEMBERSHIPS
She was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Fraternity, Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society, and received the Clinical Award for Excellence. She was active in helping to start one of the first Laser Vision Correction centers in Oklahoma. She has lectured extensively in the area with a primary focus on refractive surgery. Dr. Rauch was also chosen to become a board member for the TLC National Clinical Directors Advisory Group. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the North CarolinaOptometric Society and the Piedmont Optometric Society. Before accepting her role as Clinical Director, she was in a group private practice in Charlotte, NC. In her spare time, you’ll likely find her boating with her husband, enjoying the outdoors with hiking or yard work, or taking care of her two dogs.