Dr. Charles F. Ostrov , MD


(763) 416-7600

Northwest Eye Clinic
250 Central Ave N Ste 107
Wayzata, MN 55391


Charles S. Ostrov, M.D., is an ophthalmologist at Northwest Eye, practicing comprehensive ophthalmology. He has practiced in the Twin Cities metropolitan area since 1968 and has been a member of Northwest Eye’s respected team of doctors since 2003. Born in Virginia, Minnesota, Dr. Ostrov completed his undergraduate education at Virginia Junior College and the University of Minnesota, receiving B.A. and B.S. degrees. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota. After an internship at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee (Milwaukee County Hospital), he completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Cincinnati. He then directed the Eye Clinic at Mather Air Force Base in Sacramento, California, where he served as a Captain in the US Air Force, and received an Air Force Commendation Medal. Dr. Ostrov is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of many medical professional societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology (www.aao.org), Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology (www.mneyemd.org), Minnesota Medical Association, and the Twin Cities Medical Society. Dr. Ostrov is an accomplished author and notable figure in the field of ophthalmology. He began his interest in refractive surgery in 1984, and participated with a group of ophthalmologists at the Philips Eye Institute as a clinical research investigator for the excimer laser from 1989 to 1995. These studies helped contribute to the approval of the Visx laser for clinical use in LASIK surgery. He has also participated in the publication of many articles reporting on a variety of clinical research studies for pharmaceutical companies for which he was a clinical investigator. Dr. Ostrov has had an interest in medicine since elementary school and continues to enjoy the rewarding specialty of ophthalmology, especially spending time with patients and staff. With his more flexible schedule now, he is able to spend more time with his wife, Margie, and travel to see his 6 grandchildren. He also enjoys the outdoors, fishing, digital photography and video, and warmer weather in Florida. Dr. Ostrov sees patients at our Wayzata Northwest Eye location.

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Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Minnesota Medical School

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Phillips Eye Institute

Specialties: Ophthalmology

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Dr. Ostrov's Office Information

Fax: (763) 327-4344
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

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