Charles Slonim, MD
Dr. Charles Slonim is a board-certified ophthalmologist in Tampa, Florida, adjunct professor of ophthalmology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa and clinical associate professor of ophthalmology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville. He teaches oculoplastic diseases, diagnoses and surgeries as well as contact lens technology.
Slonim is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a former fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology (where he served as president from 2012 to 2013) and the Tampa Bay Ophthalmology Society.
He received the Secretariat Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2016 and the Shaler Richardson MD Service to Medicine Award from the Florida Society of Ophthalmology in 2014, along with numerous teaching awards over the years. In 2010, Slonim received the Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award from the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
Slonim has lectured extensively to ophthalmologists, optometrists and other physicians in more than 35 countries around the world. He has authored or co-authored more than 70 articles, book chapters and clinical symposia, and in 2011, he published a book called Eye Was There: A Patient’s Guide to Coping with the Loss of an Eye.