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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Stephens is Excellent. Dr. Stephens has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Stephens, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Laser Surgery
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Stephens graduated from Washington University at St. Louis, Saint Louis. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Bethesda, MD
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Stephens has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Shady Grove Adventist Hosp 
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital 


  • Arabic
  • French
  • Russian
  • Hebrew
  • Chinese
  • Amharic
  • Spanish
  • Greek

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert Frederic Stephens MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 40 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Robert F. Stephens practice?
Dr. Robert Stephens has 4 office locations.
Dr. Robert Stephens practices Ophthalmology near Bethesda, MD.
Additional practice locations include: Washington, DC and Annandale, VA.
See Bethesda Ophthalmologists.