Dr. Charlotte M Akor MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Charlotte Akor is an ophthalmologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center. She received her medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Akor accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 18 doctors at Houston Northwest Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Pediatric & Strabismus

Clinical Interests: Cataract, Glaucoma, Retinopathy of Prematurity, Pediatric Glaucoma, Pediatric cataract, strabismus, amblyopia and congenital ptosis

Hospital Affiliation

Houston Northwest Medical Center

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

University At Buffalo
Residency, Ophthalmology, 2002–2005

Charleston Area Medical Center/West Virginia University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2000–2001

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 7 years in Ophthalmology

MT State Medical License
Active through 2014

WV State Medical License
Active through 2014

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

ND State Medical License
Active through 2014

MI State Medical License
Active through 2015

GA State Medical License
Active through 2013

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Low dose adjuvant angiostatin decreases hepatic micrometastasis in murine ocular melanoma model.
Yang, H., Akor, C., Dithmar, S., Grossniklaus, H. E.

Conjunctival melanoma in a child.
Akor, C., Greenberg, M. F., Pollard, Z. F., Grossniklaus, H. E.

Arachnoid cyst of the optic nerve: report of two cases and review of the literature.
Akor, C., Wojno, T. H., Newman, N. J., Grossniklaus, H. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Idaho PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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