Michael G. Taggart, MD

Michael Taggart, MD joined Morganton Eye Physicians, in August of 2019. Morganton Eye is the premiere ophthalmology practice serving Western North Carolina. Dr Taggart is passionate about cataract and refractive surgery. Improving individual’s lives through better vision is the most exciting and rewarding cause with which Dr. Taggart has had the privilege of being involved.

Dr Taggart is a Member of the American Board of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the North Carolina Society for Eye Physicians. Dr. Taggart specializes in cataract and refractive surgery, as well as providing comprehensive eye care for the treatment and management of eye disease. He regularly performs a variety of eye surgeries including premium cataract surgery, corneal and lid surgeries and as well as ocular laser procedures. Dr. Taggart is committed to the highest standards of surgical and clinical excellence in providing quality care to each of his patients.

Dr. Taggart earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Brigham Young University-Idaho. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. Following medical school, Dr. Taggart completed an internship in internal medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC; thereafter, he completed a residency in Ophthalmology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Dr. Taggart is married and is the proud father of 4 children. During his free time he loves, spending time with his family, kayaking, hiking, camping, and running. He is an ultra-marathon athlete who loves to be in the fresh mountain air.


Morganton Eye Physicians


335 E. Parker Road

Morganton, NC 28655 USA

Telephone – 828-433-1000

Email – MTaggart10@Gmail.com

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