Charles Whisler, MD
Charles Whisler, MD joined Vantage Eye in April 2012. Dr. Whisler is a Monterey native who came home to help care for those in the community where he was raised. He received his bachelor’s degree from University of California at Santa Barbara in marine biology and returned to Monterey to explore teaching (his parents taught in the district for over 25 years).
While volunteering at CHOMP and in a Seaside medical clinic he gained interest in medicine and attended University of Michigan to earn his medical degree. After completing an internship in Portland, Oregon, he went to University of Minnesota for Ophthalmology residency. He graduated with the Harry Plotke award designating the resident that best exemplifies care and compassion for patients.
Charles has also been awarded a Golden Pinecone as best Ophthalmologist from The Carmel Pinecone newspaper for 2011. Dr. Whisler sees patients at the Vantage Eye Center Cass Street office in Monterey.