Dr. Christopher Channon, MD

Dr. Christopher Channon, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Channon, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Port Saint Lucie, FL. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Read his story

1715 SE Tiffany Ave

Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

Contact Information

(772) 335-3939

Insurance Accepted

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

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Channon's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Channon "Dr. Channon joined the group in 1981. He is a graduate of the City University of New York, Queens College. Dr. Channon then completed his medical school at the New York Medical College, where he was a member of the AOA National Medical Honor Society, and a Mosby Scholar. A medical internship was completed at the Metropolitan Hospital Center, in New York, and a medical residency at the State University of Stonybrook, Northport. A residency in Ophthalmology was completed at the Downstate Medical Center, in New York. Dr. Channon is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has broad interests in many fields of ophthalmology, however, his particular interest is Laser Assisted Cataract surgery. At the present time, the use of advanced technology lens implants minimzes the need for post cataract surgery glasses correction. This is achieved with toric lens implants, or multifocal lens implants. The latest addition to the performance of cataract surgery is the use of the CATALYS Laser Cataract removal system. This incredibly precise laser automates some of the most diffiuclt parts of the surgery to enhance safety and improve the outcomes of surgery. Please view the video for a detailed animation of the procedure. In addition to cataract and implant surgery, Dr. Channon manages and treats a comprehensive spectrum of ophthalmic conditions, including macular disease, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and ocular surface conditions. The practice has extensive diagnostic equipment to aid in the management of these conditions. This includes angiography, ultrasound, OCT, visual fields, topography, tear osmolarity testing, and ocular photography. Dr. Channon has taken part in numerous depositions, as well as many chart reviews, primarily for evaluation of disability, but also to resolve issues of standard of care."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Channon "At St. Lucie Eye, we provide comprehensive ophthalmic care with special attention to the individual needs of the patient. The physicians and staff have as our goal to provide personal, professional and compassionate care to all of our patients. Our commitment to the community is evident by over 40 years of continuous service. Drs. Channon, Langley,  Ohlstein and Weiss are dedicated to providing for your eye care needs. Three locations in Saint Lucie County for your convenience."


  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Queens College Of The City Universiy Of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Metro Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Downstate Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • SUNY Stonybrook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • AOA National Medical Honor Society,
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Channon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Channon to family and friends
based on 25 total reviews (10 with comments)
Dr. Channon'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 (10)
in Port saint lucie |
Excellent in every way.! Had cataract surgery on both eyes within the last 2 weeks and I couldn't be happier. Knowledgeable, caring and compassionate, an all-around great doc!
in Fort Pierce |
I give Dr. Channon and St. Lucie Eye Associates an A+! Excellent care and concern about my eyes. I will certainly recommend him to my friends and family.
in Ft Pierce, FL |
Very pleased with my cataract surgery! Dr. Channon is very professional, but at the same time puts you at complete ease.
in Port Saint Lucie |
Excellent and professional. 5+ Stars!!
Dr Channon was a very thorough and caring doctor. I was new to his office and the staff worked me in for my problem with no problems at all.
in Fort Pierce, FL |
I have already recommended Dr. Channon with St. Lucie Eye Associates to my friends and family! He is an excellent eye doctor and cataract surgeon, caring and professional.
in Port Saint Lucie, FL |
Dr Channon is an excellant eye care physician. He is easy to talk to and has a well trained and knowledgeable staff.
in Port St. Lucie |
Very smart, professional and caring
in Port Saint Lucie, FL |
Cataract surgery was excellently done. Very pleased.
in Fort Pierce, FL |
Dr. Channon is easy to talk to, speaks in layman's terms and knows his stuff. I trusted him completely with my cataract surgery and it proved to be a good experience. I'd recommend him in a heartbeat.
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Dr. Channon accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Channon has admitting privileges

St. Lucie Medical Center
1800 SE Tiffany Ave
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952
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