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Specializes in Internal Medicine • Male • Age 57

166 Waterbury Rd Ste 201
Prospect, CT 06712
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Hospital Quality

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Saint Mary's Hospital
56 Franklin Street
Waterbury, CT 06706
Saint Vincent's Medical Center
2800 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606

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Greater Waterbury Retina LLC
Greater Waterbury Retina LLC
166 Waterbury Rd Ste 201
Prospect, CT 06712
STEVEN THORNQUIST MD
STEVEN THORNQUIST MD
2 Corporate Dr Ste 112
Trumbull, CT 06611
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    Dr. Thornquist's Experience

    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine
    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Conjunctivoplasty
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
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    • Alternating Hyperphoria
    • Anisocoria
    • Anterior Scleritis
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Color Blindness
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Cyclotropia
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Duane Retraction Syndrome
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
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    • Entropion
    • Esophoria
    • Esotropia
    • Exophoria
    • Exotropia
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Heterophoria
    • Hypertropia
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotropia
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Mechanical Strabismus
    • Migraine
    • Monofixation Syndrome
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Nystagmus
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Posterior Scleritis
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Still's Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vertical Heterophoria
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Arizona
    Graduated in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    Scheie Eye Institute
    Complete in 1996
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Complete in 1991
    Yale University School Med
    Complete in 1994

    Fellowship Hospital

    St Christophers Hospital Chldn Temple University
    Complete in 1997
    Yale University School Med
    Complete in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Thornquist & Staff

    • English
    • French
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    Dr. Thornquist's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Bridgeport Hospital

    • Saint Mary's Hospital

    • Saint Vincent's Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Thornquist

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thornquist to family and friends

    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Thornquist's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 12 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Thornquist
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Greater Waterbury Retina LLC
    166 Waterbury Rd Ste 201
    Prospect, CT 06712
    (203) 758-5733 (Office)
    B
    STEVEN THORNQUIST MD
    2 Corporate Dr Ste 112
    Trumbull, CT 06611
    (203) 452-9723 (Office)
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