Frederick J. Sauerburger, MD

Frederick J. Sauerburger, M.D.

Founder & Ophthalmologist

Dr. Sauerburger founded our practice in 1980. In 1995 he designed an innovative device for cataract surgery, the Sauerburger I/A Tip. In 1998 he performed Southern Maryland Hospitals first double lens implant surgery. Dr. Sauerburger was voted one of Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctors in Ophthalmology in 1991,1993,1995,2002 and 2005.

Education and Training

Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh 1964-1968

Medical School: West Virginia University 1968-1972

Internship: St. Francis General Hospital 1972-1973


Eye and Ear Hospital of Pittsburgh, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh 1973-1974

St. Francis Hospital, St. Francis General Hospital 1974-1975

Georgetown University Hospital, Washington VA Hospital, Children’s Hospital, National Medical Center 1975-1977


State of Maryland

Board Certified Ophthalmologist/Ophthalmic Surgeon

American Board of Ophthalmology 1978

Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology 1979- present

Association Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

Maryland Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons

Maryland State Medical Society

Charles County Medical Society

Ambulatory Surgery Center Affiliation

University of Maryland Capital Region Surgery Center

Hospital Affiliation

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center