Charles Barsam, MD
As a third generation physician, Dr. Charles Barsam has committed himself to providing excellence in eye care like his father and grandfather before him.
Dr. Barsam did his premedical undergraduate training at Tufts University, graduating with honors and earning degrees in both premedical and art history studies. Before attending medical school Dr. Barsam further distinguished himself academically by achieving a Masters in Medical Science from Boston University School of Medicine. His masters thesis focused on the use of laser technology treatment of Eye disease. Dr. Barsam went on to achieve his MD degree at Boston University School of Medicine where he met his future wife who current practices pediatrics in the Boston area. Barsam received his internship training in internal medicine at Harvard University’s Mount Auburn hospital. Dr. Barsam’s residency training in ophthalmology was performed at University of California at Irvine under the chairmanship of Peter McDonell, who is currently chairman Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Center. To obtain additional expertise in specialized ophthalmic surgery Dr. Barsam obtained a Fellowship degree in corneal and refractive surgery at the Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah. Having published numerous book chapters and scientific articles Dr. Barsam has been active in teaching physicians in fields pertaining to advanced vision correction surgery.
Dr. Barsam and his wife are most proud however of their three children and very much enjoy sharing with them the wonders and grandeur of nature, taking advantage of free time to embrace outdoor recreation.
Dr. Barsam sees patients in the Waltham office and is accepting new patients with most insurances.