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About Dr. Patricia D Stephenson

Dr. Patricia D Stephenson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Venice, FL. She has 34 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Stephenson is affiliated with Tampa General Hospital. Dr. Stephenson has received 3 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

25 Ratings with 18 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Patricia D Stephenson is Great. Dr. Patricia D Stephenson has been rated by 25 patients. From those 25 patients 18 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Patricia D Stephenson is 3.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Stephenson Eye Associates

200 Palermo Pl
Venice, FL 34285
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Specialties

Dr. Patricia D Stephenson has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Blindness
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Exam
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma

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Reviews

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Awesome experience

Dr Stephenson took out my cataracts in both eyes and the outcome was just what she promised.

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Better than promised

I just had my cataract surgery performed by Dr Stephenson about 4 months ago, and the outcome was better than she promised. I was very nervous about this whole experience, Dr Dee took the time to explain everything to me in great detail and made sure I was comfortable through every step of the way. She is amazing, and state of the art.

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USE CAUTION - BETTER YET - DON"T USE AT ALL

My vision was not improved, as was assured, but significantly worse after the cataract surgery performed by this doctor. To add insult to injury, Dr. S told me that these disappointing results were MY fault because I did not choose the option of a particular implant. I was never informed these implants were essential to a satisfactory outcome. This doctor lied: first by claiming her staff member informed me and then insultingly dismissing my claim that she had absolutely not. From a common sense perspective, why would a patient who trusted a doctor with the professional care of their EYES for heaven's sake, not comply with said doctor's recommendations? And why would a reputable physician not persist in encouraging the "proper" implant for a patient? CAUTION: not honest and very rude.

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Rude and impatient

As if being unable to keep appointment schedule on track isn't enough, she has the nerve to be annoyed that the patient is upset. After all, her time is so much more valuable than a mere patient's! I waited 45 minutes, and when finally taken into an exam room, it was with Ann, NOT Dr. Stephenson -- it took another 40 minutes to see her. I will be finding another eye doctor.

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Five Stars

Dr. Stephenson is awesome. She is awesome at explaining everything as she does it, and what the diagnosis is. She is very honest, and tells you exactly what to expect. I would 100% recommend her to anyone.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2013)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Stephenson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • University Of South Florida College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Patricia D Stephenson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida
    • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana HMO Select
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Tampa Bay CoreNet
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UHC of the River Valley
    • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Stephenson Eye Associates, 200 Palermo Pl, Venice, FL
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