Charles Ho, MD is an ophthalmologist at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Charles Ho, M.D.



Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataracts Pediatrics Adult Strabismus


Kennestone East Cobb

The ophthalmologists and optometrists of the Marietta Eye Clinic each chose to join this practice because of a common philosophy, providing the highest quality patient care possible. Marietta Eye doctors are the experts in their fields, the top graduates in their educational and training programs, and deeply compassionate health care providers. The physicians and optometrists here research and provide the latest technology for their patients, listen intently to their patient’s needs, and ensure they have the highest quality support and surgical staff available. We invite you to explore the credentials and personality of our doctors on this page. Thank you for considering the Marietta Eye Clinic.


Cataract Surgeon – Dr. Ho has a degree in electrical and computer engineering and worked in biotechnology developing cataract surgery equipment. Dr. Ho designed ultrasound phaco-emulsification and fiber optic test equipment. He also developed phaco-emulsification hand-piece designs used for cataract surgery.

Dr. Ho has over 24 years of cataract and strabismus surgery experience. He continues to learn the newest applications of technology to benefit patient surgical outcomes.

Dr. Ho is experienced in fixing adult strabismus that has undergone previous surgeries with scarring and poor outcomes.

Dr. Ho focuses his pediatric expertise on patients with complex vision problems, prism treatment, and surgical needs.


Fellow, American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Diplomat, American Board of Ophthalmology

Georgia Medical License

Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners

Dr. Ho has performed more than 25,000 cataract procedures, and thousands of complex strabismus surgeries. He is also the only surgeon at the Marietta Eye Clinic certified to perform surgery on medically sick patients whose condition requires a hospital-based surgery rather than an outpatient surgery.


1998 – Fellowship in Adult Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology at the University of Illinois, Chicago Eye and Ear Infirmary.

1997 – Residency in Ophthalmology at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

1994 – Internship at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine.

1993 – Medical Degree (MD) from Hahnemann University School of Medicine.

1989 – B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Drexel University.

Hospital Appointments

WellStar Kennestone Hospital

WellStar Cobb Hospital

WellStar Douglas Hospital

WellStar Paulding Hospital

WellStar Windy Hill Hospital

Professional Associations

Active Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Active Member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Active Member of the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology

Community Service

Georgia Lion’s Foundation Charity Surgery – donates surgical services in support of this foundation.

EyeCare of America – donates surgical services in support of this charitable organization.


Personal Interests

Dr. Ho is a foodie and enjoys finding ethnic eateries locally and around the world. He stays very active in martial arts, mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, and exploring beaches.

Dr. Ho's Main Office

Marietta Eye Clinic East Cobb Office

3939 Roswell Road, Suite 100

Marietta, GA 30062

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Extended hours may be available.

News & Events


Upcoming Event: May 4, 2019 – Community Recycling

Go GREEN with MEC! Saturday, May 4th Marietta Eye Clinic will be holding a fun community recycling event from 12:00 – 3:00pm Kennestone location – 895 Canton Road, Marietta, GA 30060 This is a fundraiser event for MEC’s purple cross, a program that benefits employees in need.  Come join us for recycling and community fun!…


Marietta Eye Clinic Supports the Foundation Fighting Blindness

Vision Walk Event Sponsorship Brings Needed Funds for Disease Research MARIETTA, GA April 9, 2019 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the practice’s support for the 2019 Atlanta Vision Walk fundraising event in Atlanta, Georgia. The event raised funds for the Foundation Fighting…


Marietta Eye Clinic Awarded “Best of Cobb”

Cobb Life Magazine’s Annual Competition Awards MEC as Best Eye Care Group   MARIETTA, GA April 2, 2019 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the latest achievement earned by one of Cobb County’s most established ophthalmology and optometry group practices. Cobb Life Magazine…

View all >