Dr. Charles Thompson, MD

Dr. Charles Thompson, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 35
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Charles Thompson, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Lake Charles, LA. He is 35 years old and has been practicing for 9 years. Dr. Thompson is affiliated with Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.

1717 Oak Park Blvd Fl 1

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contact Information

(337) 478-3810

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Corneal Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Thompson does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Epithelial Basement Membrane
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iridodialysis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plateau Iris Syndrome
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Shingles
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Louisiana State Univeristy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Earl K Long-Lsu
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Virginia Commonwealth Univ Vcu/McV
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Eye Consultants Atlanta/Piedmont Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Thompson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Thompson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thompson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thompson to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Thompson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Lake Charles, LA |
A great ophthalmologist who greatly takes care of his patients. He spends enough time with you to talk over the condition and the treatment method, but doesn't overly waste your time either. He's very informed and knowledgeable. If you need ophthalmologic services, he is a great doctor.
in Baton Rouge, LA |
Dr. Thompson performed a cornea transplant on my left eye in December of last year. My results are outstanding. I just went to a new optometrist in Baton Rouge and he was very impressed with my results. He asked me twice who had done the surgery. My entire experience with Dr. Thompson was excellent. He never rushes through an appointment and answers any question. I highly recommend him.
Lake Charles, LA |
I had an urgent eye emergency, and I had never even been seen at this clinic. They fit me in quickly the same day and gave me the care that I needed.
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Dr. Thompson accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Thompson has admitting privileges

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
1701 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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