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, 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, TX.
"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."
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Oklahoma
Medical degree from the University of Oklahoma
Internship in Preliminary Internal Medicine at University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Tulsa
Residency at St. Louis University
Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at Emory University
American Board of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Sedgewick County Medical Society
Kansas Medical Society