Arman K. Farr, MD

Arman K. Farr, MD

2007 Randolph Road
Suite 503
Charlotte, NC 28207
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(704) 332-1700 office

Professional Affiliations

Academic Appointments
  • Assistant Professor, UNC School of Medicine
Hospital Appointments
  • Atrium
  • Novant
  • Piedmont
  • Caromont

Education and Training

Retinal fellowship
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MS
Ophthalmology residency
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Medical School
Duke University, Duke Eye Center, Durham, NC


Arman Farr, M.D. is a board-certified retina specialist. He attended the University of Pennsylvania for his undergraduate studies. He graduated with honors receiving the prestigious Pew Research Fellowship and performed advanced biological research at Princeton University. He attended the Duke University School of Medicine during which time he continued his interest in medical research. He was awarded a fellowship by the American Diabetes Association for his research in diabetic retinopathy and went on to receive the coveted Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society Award. His interest in diabetic retinopathy lead him to residency in ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He received the American Medical Association (AMA) Physician Recognition Award during his residency. He followed his residency with fellowship training in both pediatric ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disorders at Johns Hopkins, receiving the prestigious Heed Foundation Award. Following his fellowship, he joined the faculty at the Medical University of South Carolina as the Director of the Retina Service prior to joiningRetina Institute of the Carolinas. He has published over a dozen peer-reviewed articles, several book chapters, and has lectured nationally and internationally. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists and remains very active in the field of retina, continuing his research efforts into new treatments. He also teaches medical students and resident physicians and holds the position of Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.His areas of interest include age related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, pediatric vitreoretinal disorders, retinal detachment, and traumatically injured eyes.