Charles P. Wilkinson, MD is Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He is a co-author of Retina, 5th Edition.
A native of Oklahoma, Dr. Wilkinson received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University, did his residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and performed a vitreoretinal fellowship at Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and Hospital.
Dr. Wilkinson served as a director on the American Board of Ophthalmology from 1997 to 2004, chairing the board in 2004. He was president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2007, as well as president of the Retina Society in 2004 and 2005, and secretary/treasurer of the American Ophthalmological Society from 1999 to 2006. Dr. Wilkinson also served on and later chaired the FDA ophthalmic devices panel.