Charles E. Moore, MD
Dr. Charles Moore practiced plastic and reconstructive surgery in Tallahassee for more than 35 years and during the course of that practice he frequently counseled patients about the benefits of weight loss. He knows the challenge people face when losing weight, but believes the philosophy and programs embraced by FIT gives people the care and support they need throughout the journey.
Dr. Moore received his medical degree at the University of Missouri. He completed his general surgery residency at Dartmouth Affiliated Hospitals, Hanover, New Hampshire and his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Shands Teaching Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. Throughout his career, he was an active staff member at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, the Single Day Surgery Center of Tallahassee and Capital Regional Medical Center, where he was “Outstanding Physician of the Year” in 2011. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and has been editor of the Capital Medical Society newsletter since 1981. He has also served as the editor of the Journal of the Florida Medical Association and President of Florida Heritage Society.
As an appointed board director of MEDASSIST*U.S., a non-profit organization that aids and abets the surgical correction of birth anomalies and traumatic losses sustained by orphaned Ukrainian children, Dr. Moore performs reconstructive plastic surgical procedures on annual visits to the Republic Children’s Hospital of Simferopol in Crimea, Ukraine. He has authored The Good, the Bad and the Homely, a collection of essays; he works part time with the Office of Disability Determinations reviewing applications for health-related social security assistance; and he is a strong supporter of the Goodwood Museum & Gardens.