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.
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,
Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
Dr. Charles is a consultant for Alcon Laboratories and OptiMedica.
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