Joseph H. Krug , MD

Horizon Eye Care
135 S Sharon Amity Rd Ste 100
Charlotte, NC 28211

(704) 365-0555


A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Krug received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. After completing medical internships at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center, he served a three-year ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. He was also a clinical fellow in glaucoma at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School. Professional Highlights: He is currently chairman of the ophthalmology department at Presbyterian Hospital. Upon completion of his fellowship in glaucoma at Harvard, Dr. Krug remained on the faculty as Assistant Director of Glaucoma Consultation Service. He has since lectured on numerous topics at health centers throughout the country, as well as international glaucoma meetings, is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and has published over two dozen reports, reviews, abstracts and book chapters. He also serves as team ophthalmologist for the Charlotte Checkers hockey team and the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association. Special Interests: A specialist in glaucoma and diseases of the anterior segment, Dr. Krug's interests include glaucoma surgery, cataract and implant surgery,canaloplasty, as well as laser vision correction (LASIK) surgery. He has been involved in clinical research of new and surgical therapies for glaucoma and cataracts. He serves as consulting ophthalmologist for an international pharmaceutical corporation. He as well serves as consulting ophthalmologist for Charlotte Community Health Center providing free eye care to patients in need.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 40 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish



Hospital Affiliations

  • Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center

Education and Training

Medical School
Columbia University College Of Physicians & Surgeons,Columbia University College Of Physicians & Surgeons Graduated in 1982

Main Location

Fax: (704) 440-5418
Website: www.horizoneye.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Other Locations

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS NC Blue Select
  • BCBS NC Blue Value
  • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • Blue Advantage
  • Blue Select
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 2
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana North Carolina PPOx
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • Winston Salem/Charlotte - Novant Health