Dr. Charles Soparkar, MD

Dr. Charles Soparkar, MD

Oculoplastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Charles Soparkar, MD is an oculoplastic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from UNIV OF MA MED SCH in 1990 and specializes in oculoplastic surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

3730 Kirby Dr Ste 900

Houston, TX 77098

Contact Information

(713) 795-0705

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Graves' Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Chalazion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Soparkar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Soparkar "Dr. Soparkar received both his PhD in molecular biochemistry and his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts. He has trained, taught, and published int he fields of plastic and aesthetic surgery, oculoplastic surgery, head and neck surgery, neurosurgery, molecular biochemistry, ocular pathology, ophthalmic oncology, and peri-ocular aging. He has authored over 100 articles and book chapters and lectured across five continents. Prior to entering private practice in Houston, Dr. Soparkar served as Chief of Oculoplastic Surgery and Ophthalmic Oncology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Boston University, and the world-renowned Lahey-Hitchcock Clinic with additional teaching appointments at Harvard and Tufts Universities. Today, Dr. Soparkar focuses on identifying and merging cosmetic, aesthetic, and functional solutions for all of his patients. Over half of his practice involves correcting issues resulting from prior surgeries. Dr. Soparkar has personally treated over 7,000 people with Thyroid Eye Disease and performed over 15,000 cosmetic eyelid procedures. Dr. Soparkar believes that every person requires individualized solutions and that patient education is the cornerstone of successful care."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Soparkar "Although we have a busy practice, we strive to provide each and every person with thoughtful, caring, and individualized solutions. Patient education is absolutely essential. Only a fully informed person can make careful choices and then help in his or her own management. "

4  Specialties

  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orbital Disorders

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Chronic Headache
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sarcoidosis of the Optic Nerve
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Tension Headache
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

27  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brow Lift
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Chemodenervation
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Oberlin College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Baylor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Texas Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Soparkar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Soparkar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Soparkar to family and friends
62 total reviews (38 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Soparkar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (38)

I did my eyelid surgery with Dr. Soparkar, he and his staff are all very friendly and do everything possible to put you at ease, he answers all your questions thoroughly and in a way that is easy to understand. I would highly recommend him to my family and friends.
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I went to several doctors and none could find what was wrong. Dr. Soparkar found that I have a rare disease, amylodosis. I’m blessed that it is contained within my eye socket and to have found Dr. Soparkar. Not all rare things are bad. Rarely do you find such a brilliant and caring doctor. Thank...more
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After many horrible years suffering from dry eye disease and blepharospasm, I by luck met Dr Soparkar when accompanying my wife for an appointment. He immediately recognized my problem and offered a treatment strategy. His treatment worked incredibly well and I am now able to lead a fairly...more
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Dr. Soparkar is a very gifted and knowledgeable surgeon. I had my right orbit fractured and subsequently treated at a trauma center with less than favorable results. I was referred to Dr. Soparkar and he was able to correct the functional and cosmetic deficiencies of the initial surgery. I am...more
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My experience in this office was the best I’ve ever had anywhere! Dr. Soparkar, Rio, his assistant and Wanda, his registration nurse, were all extremely warm, caring, down to earth and exceptional in their skills! I felt blessed by all of them!!!
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