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Steve Charles, M.D.

Ophthalmology

General Information

Primary Specialty Ophthalmology
Gender Male
Bio Steve Charles, MD is one of the world’s leading vitreoretinal surgeons and has developed many of the techniques and devices used by vitreoretinal surgeons worldwide. He has performed over 34,000 vitreoretinal surgeries, lectured in 50 countries and operated in 25, delivered 17 named lectures, and over 1000 speaking trips. He authored a leading textbook in the field which is now in the 5th edition and in 6 languages and authored over 174 articles in the medical literature and over 50 book chapters. He is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons and International College of Surgeons and a member of the Retina Society, Macular Society, American Society of Retinal Specialists, Club Jules Gonin, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American-European College of Ophthalmic Surgery, Euro-Lam, and the Dowling Society. He is on the Board of Governors of the ARVO Foundation for Eye Research He is on the editorial board of Retina and a reviewer for Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, and British Journal of Ophthalmology, writes a column for Retina Physician and is an editor for eMedicine. He has received the Wacker Medal from the Club Jules Gonin, the first Founders Medal from the Vitreous Society, was inducted into the University of Miami School of Medicine Medical Alumni Association Hall of Fame, and was named by Ocular Surgery News as one of the top ten innovators in the past 25 years. He is consistently listed in Best Doctors in America and Becker’s Top 34 Ophthalmologists in America. He is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee. After four years in engineering school, he completed medical school at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He did research all four medical school years at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. After a medical internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami he completed a residency at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute followed by a two year Clinical Associate appointment at the National Eye Institute (NIH); focused on vitreoretinal surgery, angiogenesis research, and medical device engineering. He is a mechanical and electrical engineer and has well over 150 issued or pending patents. He is a consultant for Alcon Laboratories and the principal architect of the Alcon Accurus and Alcon Constellation Vision System. He is the Founder of MicroDexterity Systems, which developed robots for dexterity enhancement for minimally invasive knee and hip replacement, spine surgery, and skull base neurosurgery. Stryker, Inc. acquired MicroDexterity Systems. He is a Chairman and Cofounder of CamPlex Inc, developing advanced visualization technology for MIS spine, neurosurgery and trans-oral approaches to head and neck cancer. He is on the board of Zeroto510, a medical device seed capital firm based in Memphis. He is on the board of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and advocate for human rights. Dr Charles has three daughters; the oldest is an outstanding gyn surgeon in Gainesville, Florida. She has two children, both excellent scholar athletes. His middle daughter has a law degree and is a superb family physician in Denver, Colorado. His youngest daughter is Vice President and Challenge Course Director at Bridges in Memphis. She is a nationally recognized expert in team building.
Language SpokenEnglish
Insurance AcceptedAetna
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Humana
HumanaOne
UnitedHealthOne
UnitedHealthcare
Medicaid

Accepted Health Plans

Cigna Connect 7000
TYPE:ACA (Obamacare)COST:from $417/moDEDUCTIBLE:$7,000
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Cigna Connect 4750
TYPE:ACA (Obamacare)COST:from $574/moDEDUCTIBLE:$4,750
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Cigna Connect 2000
TYPE:ACA (Obamacare)COST:from $782/moDEDUCTIBLE:$2,000
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Cigna Connect 1200
TYPE:ACA (Obamacare)COST:from $945/moDEDUCTIBLE:$1,200
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John David Grigsby, MPT, CERT MDT
Physical Therapist
7730 Wolf River Blvd
Germantown, TN 38138
James W Boals, MD
Radiology
7695 Poplar Pike
Germantown, TN 38138
Amy Goudy, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
3180 Professional Plz
Germantown, TN 38138
Carolina M Montes, MD
Dermatology + 1 other
7550 Wolf River Blvd
Germantown, TN 38138
Martin Bruce Jenkins, M.D.
Pediatrics
7691 Poplar Ave
Germantown, TN 38138
Karima Benameur, MD
Psychiatry & Neurology
7645 Wolf River Cir Ste 100
Germantown, TN 38138
Michael L Edelson, M.D.
Obstetrics & Gynecology
7800 Wolf Trail Cv
Germantown, TN 38138
Shelley Rae Ost, M.D.
Pediatrics + 2 others
7945 Wolf River Blvd
Germantown, TN 38138
Leighanne Nicole Otten, PT
Physical Therapist
2100 Exeter Rd
Germantown, TN 38138
Lauren Brooke Williamson, DPT
Physical Therapist
2100 Exeter Rd
Germantown, TN 38138

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