His clinical interest is focused on tendon pathology in professional dancers. He fostered his interest in dance medicine after following Dr. Bill Hamilton in residency and working with the dancers of the American Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet with Dr. Hamilton during his fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He currently treats national and international dancers and is the physician to the companies of the Los Angeles Ballet, LA Dance Project, and the traveling American Ballet Theater. He has treated dancers of the television programs such as “So You Think You Can Dance” and “Dancing With The Stars”, while also being recognized as a research expert in the field of dance medicine. In addition to treating dancers, Dr. Charlton is also a nationally recognized expert in the treatment of athletes, treating athletes in the NBA and collegiate NCAA basketball, NFL and NCAA collegiate football, MLB, and Olympic gymnastics. He is a nationally recognized expert in the long term injury patterns of Major League Baseball.