Charles C. Wykoff, MD, PhD

Retina and Vitreous Diseases, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Charles C. Wykoff, MD, PhD

About Me

Dr. Charles Wykoff graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in molecular biology from Oxford University in England while on a Marshall Scholarship. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. As a medical student, he co-authored the book, 'Fighting Global Blindness.' He completed his ophthalmology residency and vitreoretinal fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. While there, he was awarded a Heed Fellowship and the Ronald G. Michels Foundation award, the nation's highest honor for a retina surgery fellow. Following fellowship, he served on the Bascom Palmer faculty as chief resident and co-director of ocular trauma.

His research interests pertain to angiogenesis and retinal vascular diseases including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, venous occlusive diseases and vitreoretinal surgery topics such as retinal detachments, epiretinal membranes and macular holes. His research has resulted in more than 100 combined peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts, book chapters and national meeting presentations. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, the Retina Society and the Macula Society. He is fluent in Spanish and spends his free time with his family. He is an active triathlete and loves to hike and mountain bike.

Clinical Interests

Diabetic Retinopathy
Eye Exam
Retinitis Pigmentosa

Accepted Insurance Plans

Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Best Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Saver PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Temp PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional / Par Plan
Blue Edge
Cigna Allegiance
Cigna Allegiance Houston Methodist Employee Medical Plan
Cigna HMO
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
Employers Health Network PPO
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Focus Healthcare Mgmt PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Guardian Life PPO
HMO Blue
HealthSmart PPO
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Kelsey Seybold Affiliate Network
Medicus International
MultiPlan PPO
PacifiCare PPO
PacificCare HMO
ProAmerica Managed Care PPO
Provider Select PPO
TexanPlus Medicare Advantage
USA Managed Care PPO
United HealthCare Community Plan
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.


Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA | 2005
Brigham and Women's Hospital - Boston, MA | 2006
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute - Miami, FL | 2009
Bascome Palmer Eye Institute - Miami, FL | 2011
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Blanton Eye Institute


  • English
  • Spanish
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.
Office Locations
Scurlock Tower
6560 Fannin St.
Ste 750
Houston, TX 77030
800 Peakwood Dr.
Ste 1C
Houston, TX 77090
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Ste G205
Katy, TX 77494
17350 St. Lukes Way
Ste 120
The Woodlands, TX 77384
2906 Brentwood Dr.
Ste 300
Lufkin, TX 75901
400 Bypass Ln.
Ste 105
Livingston, TX 77351