Dr. Paul James Befanis MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
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Dr. Paul Befanis has 7 office locations.
Premier Eye Care Of Florida
250 N Courtenay Pkwy
Merritt Island, FL 32953

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Befanis, Ophthalmologist, Internist is Good. Dr. Befanis has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.2
  • Currently 3.1666666666667 of 4 stars

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.


Dr. Befanis has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • 1350 S. Hickory Street 
  • Wuesthoff Medical Center - Melbourne 


  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Paul J. Befanis practice?
Dr. Paul Befanis practices Ophthalmology near Merritt Island, FL.
Additional practice locations include: Melbourne, FL and Sebastian, FL.
See Merritt Island Ophthalmologists.