Dr. Steve T. Charles reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. He specializes in retina, mascular, laser, and vitreous surgery. Dr. Charles is Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, as well as Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China. Dr. Charles is in private practice and is a Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, Tennessee.
Education and Training
MD: University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 1969
Internship in General Medicine: Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, 1969–1970
Residency in Ophthalmology: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL, 1970–1973
Fellowship in Ophthalmology: National Eye Institute, Bethesda, MD, 1973–1975
Retinal Consultant: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, 1973–1975
American Board of Ophthalmology
Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
Dr. Charles is a consultant for Alcon Laboratories and OptiMedica.