Charles M. Proctor, M.D. is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Storm Eye Institute, Medical University of South Carolina. He specializes in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Medical and Surgical Glaucoma, Routine and Complex Cataract Surgery, Ocular Surface Surgery, as well as Ocular Trauma and Reconstruction.
Dr. Proctor graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Coastal Carolina University and a Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed an internship in General Surgery and successively completed a residency in Ophthalmology at the Medical University of South Carolina. Following his residency, Dr. Proctor completed additional training in urgent eye care and ocular trauma at the Storm Eye Institute. Dr. Proctor has a number of honors and awards including the Pierre Gautier Jenkins award for unsurpassed devotion to resident teaching, the Program Director’s award, and the South Carolina Life Scholarship and is known for his thoroughness with patient care, his attention to detail, and his exemplary professional conduct and bedside manner. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He has publications in the specialties of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Neuro-ophthalmology, and Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. Dr. Proctor has given numerous presentations in the fields of Cataract Surgery, Ocular Trauma, and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery and has completed several Institutional Review Board research projects. Dr. Proctor serves on several committees at the Medical University of South Carolina and Storm Eye Institute and is actively involved with the residency education program.