Dr. Dana Deupree, MD

Dr. Dana Deupree, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Dana Deupree, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology, ophthalmic surgery, and more.Read his story

3280 N McMullen Booth Rd Ste 120

Clearwater, FL 33761

Contact Information

(727) 789-8770

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Deupree's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Deupree "Dana M. Deupree, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a board-certified ophthalmologist, retina specialist, managing diseases of the vitreous and retina and serving the Tampa Bay, Florida area. As a retina specialist, Dr. Deupree's area of sub-specialty includes medical and surgical managementof macular disorders, diabetic retinopathy, complexretinal detachments and trauma. In 2003, after 12 years as vitreo-retina specialist and surgeon at St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute in Tarpon Springs, Florida, Dr. Deupree opened his solo practice in Palm Harbor, Florida. In November of 2010, Dr. Deupree built and opened a state-of-the-art retina clinic and surgery center in Clearwater – where The Macula Center is now located. The Macula Center is devoted exclusively to treatment of the vitreous, retina and macula. Dr. Deupree is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American College of Surgeons. He also formerly served as clinical assistant professor at the University of South Florida, Tampa. He received his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean in 1983. He was a Harvard Research Fellow on a National Eye Institute grant in Boston with a focus on diabetic eye disease. His internship and residency were completed at St. Francis Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA. He received his sub-specialty training in retina after completing a two-year fellowship at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. After fellowship training he entered practice at St. Luke's. Current research interests have included Rheopheresis treatment for macular degeneration being the principal investigator in a phase three FDA clinical trial. Dr. Deupree lives in Pinellas County, Florida with his wife, America, and their four children. He is fluent in English and Spanish."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Deupree "We work hard to create a custom treatment experience for every one of our patients. No patient leaves our office without all of their questions answered and a detailed description of their condition, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment options and a concise plan for preventative measures he or she can take to proactively participate in their own treatment."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blindness
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroideremia
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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23  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Avastin® Injection
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cyclocryotherapy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Focal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Macugen® Injection
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Loma Linda University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Francis Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • St Francis Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Eye Rsch Inst/Harvard
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Tulane Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Deupree's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Deupree to family and friends
98 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (99)

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Dr. Deupree's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

We Love Dr Deupree. He has such good bedside manner with my mother in law. He is one of the few doctors she will actually listen to!
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The first time I saw Dr DuPree, I was very impressed with him. He seem to be very knowledgeable about my eye disease and has continued to amaze me.
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Dr DuPree and Dr Tolentino are magnificent. They are compassionate and competent Physicians. I had an Emergency on a Holiday weekend and Dr DuPree was gracious enough to open his doors to Me. There are not too many Physicians today that have wonderful bedside manner,show interest in their...more
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Dr Deupree is proactive in my eye care treatment. I would recommend his care to anyone. He has a very personable and treat each patient with their specif ic condition.
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Office staff are very friendly and caring. Dr s are well educated and communicate information / diagnosis. I'd suggest informing patient of needed supplies prior to appt so that they can be more prepared i.e. Sleeping face down requires prep. Also, I'd have charging stations in your office to...more
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