Charles Slonim, MD
Dr. Charles B. Slonim, most recently served as an Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology and Affiliate Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa and Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Slonim teaches physicians about oculoplastic diseases, diagnoses, and surgeries, as well as contact lens technology. He has lectured extensively to ophthalmologists, optometrists and other physicians throughout the United States, and in more than 55 international cities in more than 34 countries around the world. He served as a Consultant at the Olympic Vision Center in the Olympic Village during the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. He has been a world-renowned Consultant for a number of major contact lens and ophthalmic pharmaceutical companies. He served as a Member for Scientific Advisory Board of Sirion Therapeutics, Inc. and Sirion Holdings Inc. He is the team Ophthalmologist for many Tampa Bay area professional and intercollegiate sports teams, including the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League and the University of South Florida intercollegiate sports programs. He has published 1 book, Eye Was There: A Patient Guide to Coping with the Loss of an Eye, more than 36 scientific journal articles, 20 ophthalmic book chapters, and 11 clinical symposia. Dr. Slonim is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and New York Medical College and completed Internship in Ophthalmology from Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland and Residency in Ophthalmology from Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology in 1993 and 2011
Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists in 1998
Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2010 Healthcare Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award.