Dr. Charles Whitfill, MD

Dr. Charles Whitfill, MD

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Dr. Charles Whitfill, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wichita, KS and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology, pediatric surgery, and more.Read his story

1277 N Maize Rd

Wichita, KS 67212

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Farsightedness
normal
more than 2% of peers

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Dr. Whitfill's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Whitfill "Charles R. Whitfill, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist with specialty training in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus. He specializes in medical and surgical eye care for children, and in surgical eye care of adult patients with eye muscle disorders. Areas of special interest for Dr. Whitfill include eye muscle surgery, pediatric cataracts with intraocular lens implants, amblyopia, blocked tear ducts and minor oculoplastic procedures in children. Dr. Whitfill received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his residency at St. Louis University in 1999 and a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Emory University in Atlanta in 2000. Prior to joining Grene Vision Group in July 2005, he was in private practice in Longview, Texas. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Whitfill "The improvement and preservation of vision is paramount in my practice.  The eyes of our children are the eyes of our future. It is of the utmost importance to me to optimize the vision and visual function of every child I see to help them reach their potential in life. I am sure you will find I provide excellent surgical and medical eye care in a compassionate and relaxed atmosphere that will not intimidate your child."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Anisocoria
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Diplopia
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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14  Procedures

  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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 Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Emory U and Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitfill has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitfill's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitfill to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Whitfill's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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Patient Comments (5)

My 10-year-old twins, who were born at 23-weeks gestation, have seen Dr. Whitfill since they came home from the NICU. He operated on my daughter when she wasn't quite a year old. He has always been kind, caring, patient and gone above and beyond for us. I highly recommend Dr. Whitfill!
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My daughter has seen Dr. Whitfill since she was two years old. When we were referred to Dr. Whitfill and he saw our daughter for the first time, he was professional, matter-of-fact, and diagnosed her quickly. Since then, we have seen him every six months (for 8 years) and every time, we get the...more
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Dr. Whitfill has been very kind and thorough throughout our 5 year old daughters experience these past couple years. He never leaves a question unanswered and has great bedside manner with both parents and children. He freely offers outside resources to provide parents adequate understanding. ...more
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Good at getting non verbal daughter diagnosed early in life and great at addressing parents concerns and questions. Only downside is appointments later than early morning tend to have a long wait time, which is tough for little kids.
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Great kid eye doc. Understands complex disorders and explains them well.
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