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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard Charles is Good. Dr. Charles has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Howard Charles, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Retinal Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Charles graduated from Albany Medical College. He has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Charles has 22 hospital affiliations:

  • Putnam Hospital Center 
  • Westchester Medical Center 


  • Italian
  • Hebrew
  • Yiddish
  • German
  • French
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Howard C Charles MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Howard C. Charles practice?
Dr. Howard Charles has 7 office locations.
Dr. Howard Charles practices Ophthalmology near Rye, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Mount Kisco, NY and Scarsdale, NY.
See Rye Ophthalmologists.