Charles Ho, M.D.

Ophthalmologist

SPECIALTIES

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataracts Pediatrics Adult Strabismus

LOCATIONS

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.

Specialties/Competencies

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.

Qualifications

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.

Education

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

1/2/2019

Amy Cherof, MD Awarded Board Certification in Ophthalmology

Dr. Amy Cherof Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology MARIETTA, GA January 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 the practice’s talented providers. Recently, the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) granted board certification to…

12/17/2018

Georgia Optometric Association Awards Dr. Michael Do

Michael Do, OD earns the “Young Optometrist of the Year” Award MARIETTA, GA December 17, 2018 – 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 the practice’s talented providers. Recently, the Georgia Optometric Association (GOA) awarded Michael Do, OD…

10/16/2018

Marietta Eye Clinic Supports Vision Rehabilitation Services

Annual Spooktacular Chase in Powder Springs Raises Vital Non-Profit Funds MARIETTA, GA October 16, 2018 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the practice sponsored the 10th Annual Spooktacular Chase in support of the non-profit Vision Rehabilitation Services of Georgia (VRS) in downtown Powder…

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