Memphis Medical News | For Dr. Steve Charles There’s No Retirement Plan in Sight
Dr. Charles the ophthalmologist is also a mechanical and electrical engineer who has more than 100 patents issued or pending for instruments and surgical systems. He has performed more than 38,000 retinal surgeries in 25 countries, lectured in 51 countries and authored a textbook, Vitreous Microsurgery, now in its fifth edition in six languages….
…While many successful people can point to an important mentor early in their lives, Dr. Charles, not surprisingly, can point to several…
..”It does inspire you to be around people who are incredibly accomplished,” says Dr. Charles. “It’s about problem solving and trying to make a difference. I work my butt off, I’m nice to everybody and I play by the rules.”