Dr. Donald C. Stephens III, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 45

5500 Ridge Rd Ste 208
Parma, OH 44129
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Hospital Quality

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Akron General Medical Center
400 Wabash Avenue
Akron, OH 44307
Metro Health Medical Center
2500 Metrohealth Drive
Cleveland, OH 44109

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Retina Specialists of Ohio
Retina Specialists of Ohio
5500 Ridge Rd Ste 208
Parma, OH 44129
Novus Clinic
Novus Clinic
518 West Ave
Tallmadge, OH 44278
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    Dr. Stephens III' Experience

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    Dr. Stephens III' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Macular Pucker Surgery
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Surgery, Trauma
    • Vitrectomy
    2
    • Cataract Surgery Complications
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Hole
    • Macular Pucker
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Edema
    • Retina-Vitreous Disorders
    • Traumatic Injuries
    • Vision Loss
    • Vitreous Detachment
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Stephens III

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    SUMMA Health Systems/Akron City Hospital
    Complete in 1997

    Fellowship Hospital

    Retina Specialists of Alabama, LLC
    Complete in 2002

    Undergraduate Schools

    Kent State University
    Graduated in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Stephens III & Staff

    • English
    • Italian
    • 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. Stephens III' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 8 hospitals where Dr. Stephens III has admitting privileges:

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    • Akron General Medical Center

    • Lakewood Hospital

    • Metro Health Medical Center

    • Robinson Memorial Hospital

    • Summa Akron City and St. Thomas Hospitals

    • Summa Barberton Hospital

    • Summa Western Reserve Hospital

    • University Hospitals Parma Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Stephens III

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stephens III to family and friends

    14 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Stephens III' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 14 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Stephens III
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Stephens III accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

    A
    Retina Specialists of Ohio
    5500 Ridge Rd Ste 208
    Parma, OH 44129
    (440) 884-7181 (Office)
    B
    Novus Clinic
    518 West Ave
    Tallmadge, OH 44278
    (330) 630-9699 (Office)
    C
    Ripkin Vision and Laser Center
    9424 State Route 14
    Streetsboro, OH 44241
    (330) 422-1111 (Office)
    D
    Retina Specialists of Ohio
    Handel Vision Clinic
    270 S Cleveland Massillon Rd
    Fairlawn, OH 44333
    (330) 666-1766 (Office)
    E
    Cleveland Eye Care and Surgery
    27500 Chagrin Blvd
    Beachwood, OH 44122
    (216) 297-3230 (Office)
    F
    Retina Specialists of Ohio
    Oldenburgh Eye Care
    4342 Ridge Rd Ste 1
    Brooklyn, OH 44144
    (440) 741-3733 (Office)
    G
    Retina Specialists of Ohio
    Avon Vision Centre
    37500 Harvest Ave
    Avon, OH 44011
    (440) 934-2710 (Office)
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