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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Steven Vale, Ophthalmologist is Good. Dr. Vale has been reviewed by 40 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Steven Vale, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Blepharitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Vale graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014)
Consumer's Research Council of America *


Dr. Vale has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Community Medical Center/Scranton 
  • Moses Taylor Hospital 


  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

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Additional Information
Dr. Steven Vale MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Steven Vale practice?
Dr. Steven Vale has 2 office locations.
Dr. Steven Vale practices Ophthalmology near Scranton, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Bethlehem, PA.
See Scranton Ophthalmologists.