Ophthalmologist (eyes)
29 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(15)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Stephen Pflugfelder is Good. Dr. Pflugfelder has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Promptness 1.9
  • Currently 1.8571428571429 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.1
  • Currently 2.1111111111111 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.4
  • Currently 2.375 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.1
  • Currently 2.125 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Stephen Pflugfelder, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 17 areas:
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Eye Infections
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Diseases
  • Cornea Transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty)
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Eye Diseases
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Diseases
  • Fungal eye infections
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Penetrating Eye Injuries
  • Viral Eye Infections
  • Vitrectomy
  • Yeast Infection (Candidiasis)

Education & Awards

Dr. Pflugfelder graduated from Upstate Medical University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Syracuse. He has 6 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Bacterial Eye Infections
Corneal Diseases
Fungal eye infections
American academy of ophthalmology honor award
Honor award american academy of ophthalmology
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Pflugfelder has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Texas Children's Hospital 
  • Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Stephen Carl Pflugfelder MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Stephen C. Pflugfelder practice?
Dr. Stephen Pflugfelder has 4 office locations.
Dr. Stephen Pflugfelder practices Ophthalmology near Houston, TX.
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