Dr. Byung-Joon Ahn, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 44

43309 US Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
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Hospital Quality

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Florida Hospital Carrollwood
7171 North Dale Mabry
Tampa, FL 33614

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute
Tarpon Springs Office
43309 US Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute
Tampa Office
13303 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL 33618
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    Dr. Ahn's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Avastin® Injection
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Lucentis® Injection
    • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
    • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Steroid Injections
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drusen
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Hole
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Trichiasis
    • Vitreous Diseases
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Ahn

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Vermont College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2003

    Internship Hospital

    New York Hospital Medical Center Of Queens
    Complete in 2004

    Residency Hospital

    New York Medical College
    Complete in 2007

    Fellowship Hospital

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/University Of Miami
    Complete in 2008
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ahn & Staff

    • English
    • Korean
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Ahn's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Florida Hospital Carrollwood

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ahn

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahn to family and friends

    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Ahn's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 2 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ahn
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute
    Tarpon Springs Office
    43309 US Highway 19 N
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
    (727) 938-2020 (Office)
    (727) 943-3359 (Fax)
    • Parking: Free, easy parking with onsite golf carts for people having difficulty walking
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    St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute
    Tampa Office
    13303 N Dale Mabry Hwy
    Tampa, FL 33618
    (813) 384-3838 (Office)
    (727) 384-3839 (Fax)
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    St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute
    St Petersburg Office
    9400 9th St N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
    (727) 328-7700 (Office)
    (727) 321-2301 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Under 10 minutes
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