Dr. Sara Kaltreider, MD

Dr. Sara Kaltreider, MD

Cosmetic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 64
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sara Kaltreider, MD is a cosmetic surgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med in 1980 and specializes in cosmetic surgery and oculoplastic surgery.Read her story

630 Peter Jefferson Pkwy Ste 140

Charlottesville, VA 22911

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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care Credit

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Top Care Areas


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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
more than 72% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
more than 60% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
more than 42% of peers

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Dr. Kaltreider's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kaltreider "I have been blessed with God-given manual skills, superb training, interpersonal skills, and lots of experience in a high volume central Virginia practice. I am happy to provide state-of-the-art professional care and the latest laser technologies in cosmetic skin rejuvenation. My priorities are highly skilled procedural care, safe and effective treatments, and comfort before, during and after treatments. Our goal is to inform and guide you through your treatment, and also to be attentive to any concerns you may have as you are healing. All procedural care is performed by me, Dr. Kaltreider - no treatments are delegated to non-MD staff. You will experience meticulous care, comfortable procedures, and precise results. Follow-up extends throughout the healing process and patients are encouraged to call and come in at any time if there are any concerns or worries while healing. Enjoy a comfortable, private facility with happy and helpful staff! Past experience includes: Major presentations of papers and research at National and International meetings Publications of many original articles and book chapters ASOPRS Program Chairman, 2000 Second Annual Dortzbach Lecturer, 1999 American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award, 1994 Five-year Service Certificate, Medical College of Virginia, 1991 American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery membership after successful completion of oral and written examinations, thesis approval and presentation at the annual meeting, 1987 Chief Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Virginia, 1984-1985"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaltreider "It is my pleasure to serve patients with the finest state-of-the-art care with the best technology and skills available. Priorities are safe and effective treatments, patient comfort, and ultimately - optimal results and very happy patients! "


  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Chalazion
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Graves' Disease
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis


  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • College Of William & Mary, Williamsburg Va, Bs Chemistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Wisconsin-Madison
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaltreider has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaltreider's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaltreider to family and friends
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Kaltreider's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Without a doubt, if services of this nature are needed, Dr. Kaltreider is the best! Her skill is second to none and her compassion before, during, and after the procedure is amazing!
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Dr. Kaltreider saved my sanity and my beautiful eyes from a retracted eyelud from a previous surgery from a different doctor! From my initial first talk all the way to months later the staff & Dr. K were phenomenal! Dr. K will do what's best for the anatomy of your features and strive to make sure...more
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I've had two surgeries with Dr. kaltreider. Both were exceptional. Dr. Kaltreider is a skilled surgeon with a gifted hand. I wound not consider anyone else in her specialty.
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I have had several procedures done by Dr. Kaltreider and I highly recommend her to friends. She's the best!
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Dr. Kaltreider missed during surgery the small growth in my eye that she was trying to remove. 1 week post-op, I saw Dr. K who said it was "just swelling." She was very kind, but it was NOT swelling! I transferred to UVA since she missed it. Dr. K's office billed me for the full amount for...more
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The tumor was not "missed" during surgery. A 1 cm vascular lesion, a varix, was removed from the orbit. On the follow up visit, a 1mm grain, likely calcium, was palpable. No residual varix was visible or palpable. I encouraged her not to push her finger deep into the orbit as this can cause harm to the delicate tissues around the eye. Orbital surgery involves risks to delicate structures within the eye socket and is performed by highly skilled surgeons. I am sorry that she sees this as drama.

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