Dr. Charles Newell, MD

Dr. Charles Newell, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Charles Newell, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Albany, GA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2709 Meredyth Dr Ste 220

Albany, GA 31707

Contact Information

(229) 889-8300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Newell performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.

Education

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Bapt Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Fl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Retina and Vitreous Assocs Al
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Newell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newell's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newell to family and friends
13 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Newell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

My first appointment started out badly. I was angry after sitting in the waiting room as a black curtain was growing in my field of vision. Less than a month later multiple breaks and tears were found and successfully treated. The physician's comments were reassuring, “debris in the vitreous...more
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Dr Newell is amazing! Nice , friendly , efficient and does things in a timely manor. His staff is pleasant and personable !
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I am a local optometrist in North Florida and have known Dr Newell for almost two decades.He has performed surgery on several hundred of my patients. I have been extremely happy with his surgical skills and overall outcomes.His ability to explain complicated cases to patients on their level is...more
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Best of the best.
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skilled and honest, sets reasonable expectations
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