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Patient Reviews

2.5
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(14)
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Befanis, Ophthalmologist, Internist is Average. Dr. Befanis has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
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Promptness 3.7
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Courteous Staff 3.7
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Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
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Bedside Manner 3.0
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Spends Time with Me 3.0
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Follows Up After Visit 3.2
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Paul Befanis, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Far-sightedness (Hyperopia)
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Near Sightedness (Myopia)
  • Pink eye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Befanis graduated from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.


Affiliations

Dr. Befanis has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Holmes Regional Medical Center 
  • Palm Bay Community Hospital 

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Paul James Befanis MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Paul J. Befanis practice?
Dr. Paul Befanis has 9 office locations.
Dr. Paul Befanis practices Ophthalmology near Merritt Island, FL.
Additional practice locations include: Melbourne, FL and Palm Bay, FL.
See Merritt Island Ophthalmologists.