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John D. Matthews
Cone Health Medical Group

John D. Matthews, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Ophthalmology
Patient Rating
4.8/5 (Based on 452 Reviews)
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John Matthews, M.D. is an experienced eye surgeon specializing in conditions affecting the retina and vitreous humor, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, and macular holes. 

Dr. John Matthews’ expertise as a vitreoretinal surgeon led him to open the Triad Retina and Diabetic Eye Center in Greensboro, NC in 2012. He and his wife, Carol, have three children and live in Greensboro.



Medical School

Medical Univ. of South Carolina


Medical College of Virginia, Ophthalmology


Harvard Medical School, Vitreoretinal surgery and ophthalmic research


Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • The Schepens' International Retina Society
  • The International College of Surgeons
  • The North Carolina Medical Society
  • The Greater Greensboro Society of Medicine
  • The Vitreous Society  

Honors, Awards, etc.

Selected for the U.S. News - Top Doctors 2012, a listing that identifies the nation’s best doctors.

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology


Provider Review Comments

July 31, 2022
July 30, 2022
Excellent as usaual
July 29, 2022
*Dr. Matthews is the best.
July 27, 2022
July 26, 2022
Always an excellent experience
July 25, 2022
Makes me comfortable
July 22, 2022
July 20, 2022
Dr. Matthews is extremely nice but, he only talks about what you are there for. Right to the point!
July 20, 2022
July 19, 2022
Dr Matthews is awesome.
July 09, 2022
Very knowledgeable doctor that explained things very well.
July 02, 2022
I would recommend A person to ask for Dr. Matthew for any procedure.
June 21, 2022
June 20, 2022
Dr Matthews consistently provides concise information concerning my care. He is a highly skilled professional.
June 15, 2022
Dr. Matthew's was excellent both as a physician and "bedside manner"
June 14, 2022
Dr. Matthews is always courteous, caring and knowledgeable. Very thorough and professional.
June 13, 2022
Recheck. No problems.
June 06, 2022
Dr. Mathews is a great eye specialist.
June 03, 2022
Dr. Mathews is great.
May 27, 2022
May 14, 2022
Excellent experience
May 14, 2022
Exactly as always
May 04, 2022
May 03, 2022
I was so very nervous when I came because I thought I had a tear in my retina and when I left I felt that Dr. Matthews eased my mind and I felt good.
May 02, 2022
April 16, 2022
April 12, 2022
They provide excellent care.
April 09, 2022
We discussed again about cataract surgery. And we wo;; discuss further at my next appointment.
April 07, 2022
Good experience
March 27, 2022
I have been a patient of Dr. Matthews since 2007. He is probably one of the best retinal specialists in the nation.I give him the highest recommendations possible. If anyone has had retinal issues or a retinal detachment, heIs the best. Cone is fortunate to have him within their medical group. I cannot say enough superlatives toDescribe this doctor and his staff is attentive, knowledgeable, efficient and pleasant.
March 25, 2022
Dr Mattews was fantastic
March 23, 2022
I was very impressed with Dr. Matthews. He was all business but not in a pushy way. He had a job to do and he did it well.
March 20, 2022
Long time client
March 11, 2022
Every visit I have had in the office has been good.
March 04, 2022
Care is exemplary. Dr Matthews is thorough, answers every question, and so knowledgeable
March 04, 2022
March 03, 2022
I look forward to my next visit with Dr Matthews
March 03, 2022
February 21, 2022
Dr Matthews shows compassion and concern for his patients
February 11, 2022
I'd trust no one more with my care.
February 08, 2022
I feel like he can be short tempered at times.
February 04, 2022
Dr. Matthew's is awesome at his service.
December 16, 2021
Dr Mathews and his staff are great. They help you in anyway possible.
December 12, 2021
Dr Matthews listens , explains & educates
December 11, 2021
Very good experience
December 11, 2021
December 09, 2021
December 06, 2021
Always great
December 02, 2021
Good experience
November 21, 2021
Very good
November 19, 2021
Excellent experience
November 16, 2021
Very good
November 12, 2021
November 04, 2021
EXCELLENT - VERY IMPRESSED with the all those with whom I interacted. The doctor was especially great & his assistant.
November 04, 2021
Very good experience.
October 31, 2021
Only because Dr Matthews was very nice, professional!
October 30, 2021
Both staff and Dr. Matthews are without fault. The visit couldn't be better.
October 14, 2021
I have always recommended Dr Matthews and his staff to everyone.
October 14, 2021
Excellent communicator, most thorough and clear. Thank you.
October 13, 2021
Dr Mathews is very thorough. He explains everything. I trust him fully.
October 11, 2021
All good.
October 07, 2021
John matthews is excellent in every way, plus he treats u like a family member with outstanding interpersonal skills.
October 06, 2021
Great listener. Felt comfortable talking freely about my concerns. Never felt rushed.
October 05, 2021
Will always recommend Dr Mathews to anyone that needs a retina doctor.
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