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Charles R. Whitfill, MD

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  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Eye Muscle Surgery
  • Amblyopia Treatment
  • Blocked Tear Ducts
  • Pediatric Cataracts
  • Pediatric Oculoplastics
  • Eye Emergency Services
  • Adult Strabismus
  • Eyeglasses
  • Sunglasses


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. 

"The improvement and preservation of vision is paramount in my practice,” Dr. Whitfill said. “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."

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Education & Professional Associations

Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma-Oklahoma City, OK 
Medical School: University of Oklahoma-Oklahoma City, OK 
Residency: St. Louis University-St. Louis, MO 
Fellowship: Emory University-Atlanta, GA 
Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology 
Professional Associations: Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Kansas and Sedgwick County Medical Societies, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Volunteer faculty for University of Kansas Medical School Department of Pediatrics (Wichita, Kansas)

 Dr. Whitfill is a proud member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS). Click the logo to learn more.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Ophthalmology, Eye Muscle Surgery, Amblyopia Treatment, Blocked Tear Ducts, Pediatric Cataracts, Pediatric Oculoplastics, Adult Strabismus



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