Dr. Charles S Ostrov MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Charles Ostrov is an ophthalmologist in Crystal, Minnesota and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including North Memorial Medical Center and Regency Hospital of Minneapolis. He received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for 52 years. Dr. Ostrov accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 20 doctors at North Memorial Medical Center and one of 3 at Regency Hospital of Minneapolis who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1963–1966

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Internship, Transitional Year, 1962–1963

University of Minnesota Medical School
Class of 1962

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 46 years in Ophthalmology

MN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

A Comparison of the Ocular Hypotensive Efficacy of Twice-Daily 0.25% Levobunolol to 0.5% Timolol in Patients Previously Treated with 0.5% Timolol.
Beehler, C.C., Stewart, W.C., Macdonald, D.K., Croyle, T.A., Ostrov, C.S., Rosanelli, E.G., Crandall, A.S., Iacono, T.L., Lue, J.C., Kelley, E.P.

Topical diclofenac in the treatment of ocular pain after excimer photorefractive keratectomy.
Sher, N. A., Frantz, J. M., Talley, A., Parker, P., Lane, S. S., Ostrov, C., Carpel, E., Doughman, D., DeMarchi, J., Lindstrom, R.

193-nm excimer photorefractive keratectomy in high myopia.
Sher, N. A., Hardten, D. R., Fundingsland, B., DeMarchi, J., Carpel, E., Doughman, D. J., Lane, S. S., Ostrov, C., Eiferman, R., Frantz, J. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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