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Charlotte Akor, MD

  • NPI Number: 1457314387
  • Primary Specialty: Ophthalmology
  • Gender: Female

About Charlotte

Dr Akor joined Hendrick Clinic as a pediatric and general ophthalmologist in 2012. She is one of the few fellowship-trained pediatric ophthalmologist in the West Texas region. Dr. Akor graduate from Yale University and obtained her medical degree from West Virginia University. She completed her residency training at the State University of New York Buffalo. She completed a research year and fellowship in ocular pathology at the Emory University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology. She completed her final year of training in pediatric ophthalmology at Children’s Health Care of Atlanta under the mentorship of Zane Pollard of the James Hall Eye Center.

She has written peer-reviewed publications and most recently contributed to the book Complications of Glaucoma Surgery.

Dr. Akor is passionate about providing quality eye care for patients of all ages. Dr. Akor is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

When she is not seeing patients, she and her husband are chasing two young children.

Services

Pediatric Ophthalmology

  • Eye muscle surgery
  • Tear duct surgery
  • Ptosis surgery
  • Chalazion and eyelid mass removal
  • Amblyopia management

Plastic Surgery

  • Lid lift and excess eyelid skin removal
  • Ptosis and Dermatochalasis surgery
  • Eyelid lesion and chalazion removal
  • Entropion and Ectropion repair

Adult Ophthalmology

  • Eye muscle surgery
  • Glaucoma screening and medical management
  • Diabetic eye exams
  • Dry eye exams
  • Pterygium removal
Affiliations Hendrick Clinic
Education
  • Medical School
  • West Virginia University
  • Residency
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Fellowship
  • Children's Healthcare Center of Atlanta
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Ophthalmology