Charles Birnbach, MD, is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He specializes in treatment for macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, and performs surgery for many conditions including retinal detachment, epiretinal membrane, and macular hole.
He is a past president of the Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and currently serves on the board of the Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association. He participates in clinical trials with other members of Vitreoretinal Associates.
Dr. Birnbach lives in Seattle with his wife, who is a pediatric nephrologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital. They have a son and twin boys. He loves to golf and waterski in his limited spare time.
BA, Brandeis University
MD, New York University School of Medicine, with Honors
Ophthalmology, University of Washington Medical Center
Diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous, University of Washington School of Medicine
American Board of Ophthalmology
Board member, Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association
President (former), Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
The Retina Surgery Center
Northwest Hospital & Medical Center – UW Medicine
Overlake Hospital Medical Center