Dr. Keith Charles, MD

Save

Ophthalmology | Male

Dr. Keith Charles, MD
Dr. Charles received his undergraduate degree from Duke University where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed a residency in Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. His many accomplishments include a Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Charles is board certified in Ophthalmology, a previous Clinical Professor at the University of Florida, and a certified international LASIK instructor. Dr. Charles has been named a certified international LASIK instructor, and he has been the guest lecturer on LASIK at international symposiums of physicians. Dr. Charles was also selected to participate in an investigative LASIK study for nearsighted patients with or without astigmatism.

Learn about this doctor

Dr. Charles' Care Philosophy

Our founders envisioned building a premier eye-care practice by combining the talents of board-certified specialists in a wide range of eye conditions and diseases. They also made a commitment to stay at the forefront of technology and treatment options. Their vision quickly became reality. Today, our twelve physicians have dedicated themselves to treating each patient with the most ethical, compassionate, highest-quality care possible. In turn, our patients have trusted us to perform more than 150,000 cataract and laser procedures. Mid Florida Eye Center was named "Best Ophthalmology Group Practice in Central Florida" in the 14th Annual Florida Medical Business Awards. Most importantly, our physicians, specialists and staff are committed to providing the most dedicated care in all aspects of ophthalmology. Our website enables patients to communicate with our staff. It also allows patients to access their personal patient portal and education related to their eye condition and disease.

Dr. Charles' Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Charles' experience matches your preferences.

5
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

122
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

55
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Charles

Dr. Charles accepts 7 insurance carriers

Dr. Charles is now accepting new patients
Mid Florida Eye Center-Leesburg600 N 14th St
Leesburg, FL 34748
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Next Day
(888) 820-7878Get Directions

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality
Check out the quality of care at the 1 hospitals where Dr. Charles has admitting privileges.

Dr. Charles' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Charles to family and friends
2.3
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Charles' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Lady Lake, FL |
I FOUND THE OPERATION AND FOLLOW UP DONE IN A TIMELY MANNER AND WITH A HIGH LEVEL OF PROFESSIONALISM.
Have you seen Dr. Keith Charles, MD?
Are you Dr. Charles?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Compare Dr. Charles

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches

Dr. Charles says...

Dr. Charles received his undergraduate degree from Duke University where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed a residency in Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. His many accomplishments include a Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Charles is board certified in Ophthalmology, a previous Clinical Professor at the University of Florida, and a certified international LASIK instructor.

  • Dr. Charles has been named a certified international LASIK instructor, and he has been the guest lecturer on LASIK at international symposiums of physicians.
  • Dr. Charles was also selected to participate in an investigative LASIK study for nearsighted patients with or without astigmatism.

Dr. Charles' Care Philosophy

Our founders envisioned building a premier eye-care practice by combining the talents of board-certified specialists in a wide range of eye conditions and diseases. They also made a commitment to stay at the forefront of technology and treatment options. Their vision quickly became reality. Today, our twelve physicians have dedicated themselves to treating each patient with the most ethical, compassionate, highest-quality care possible. In turn, our patients have trusted us to perform more than 150,000 cataract and laser procedures. Mid Florida Eye Center was named "Best Ophthalmology Group Practice in Central Florida" in the 14th Annual Florida Medical Business Awards. Most importantly, our physicians, specialists and staff are committed to providing the most dedicated care in all aspects of ophthalmology. Our website enables patients to communicate with our staff. It also allows patients to access their personal patient portal and education related to their eye condition and disease.

Dr. Charles says...

More than 30 years ago, our founders envisioned building a premier eye-care practice in Central Florida by combining the talents of board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians in a wide range of eye conditions and diseases. As the premier practice in the area, Mid Florida Eye offers major specialties of eye-care under one roof. Our physicians, specialists and staff are committed to providing the dedicated care that can help change the way you see your future.

  • Cataracts/Implants • Extensive Experience in All Types of Implants • LASIK • Cornea/Glaucoma

Dr. Charles says...

As a board certified leader in cataract and corneal surgery, Dr. Charles has impacted countless lives with dedication to advanced treatments.His many accomplishments include a Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr.Charles has been named a certified international LASIK instructor, and he has been the guest lecturer on LASIK at international symposiums of physicians. He was also was also selected to participate in an investigative LASIK study for nearsighted patients with or without astigmatism. Dr. Charles and Mid Florida Eye Center are renowned for pioneering advances in vision-improving technologies. He provides committed and dedicated care that can help change the way you see your future.

Dr. Charles' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Charles has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Charles' Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bilateral Cataracts
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharochalasis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Bullous Pemphigoid
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Congenital Aphakia
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Cornea Guttata With Anterior Polar Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Difficulty Seeing at Night
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectopic Pupil
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Essential Iris Atrophy
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iris Diseases
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Keratomalacia
  • Keratosis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Map-Dot-Fingerprint Dystrophy
  • Marcus-Gunn Pupillary Sign
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Pterygium Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nonreactive Pupils
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plateau Iris Syndrome
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Posterior Capsule Clouding
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Pupil Disorders
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Rosacea
  • Scleritis
  • Sees Haloes Around Lights
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Shingles
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Traumatic Glaucoma
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Wrong Power Intraocular Lens

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    University Hospital Of Cleveland

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Charles does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Charles and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adult Eye and Vision Examination
  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Segment Surgical Procedure
  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • Astigmatism Correction Surgery
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Capsulotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Clear Lens Surgery With Multifocal Implants
  • Clear Lens Surgery to Correct Near and Far Vision Simultaneous
  • Color Vision Testing
  • Conductive Keratoplasty (CK)
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
  • Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
  • Descemet's Stripping With Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Pigmentation Removal
  • Irregular Cornea Treatment With Scleral Contact Lenses
  • LASIK
  • LenSx Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Lens Implant Surgery
  • Low Vision Rehabilitation
  • Medication Management
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Multifocal Contact Lens Treatment
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
  • Photo Therapeutic Keratectomy
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Premium Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Contact Lens Treatment
  • Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation
  • Vision Screening
  • Vision Therapy (Orthoptics Therapy)
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery
  • YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty