Dr. David Eichenbaum, MD

Dr. David Eichenbaum, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
41 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. David Eichenbaum, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Retina Vitreous Associates of Florida

579 S Duncan Ave

Clearwater, FL 33756
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Medico
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Eichenbaum performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Eichenbaum's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Eichenbaum's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Eichenbaum "Dr. Eichenbaum is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in diseases and surgery of the vitreous and retina. He has been practicing in Tampa Bay since 2007 and was born in St. Petersburg. He completed the Medical Honors Program completing his undergraduate and medical degree at the University of South Florida in Tampa. His internship was completed at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, Texas. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at the University of South Florida as well where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Eichenbaum completed his two year Retina fellowship at Tufts New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston. Dr. Eichenbaum has published in numerous professional journals, textbook chapters, and has presented his work at the Association of Research and Vision in Ophthalmology meeting. He speaks nationally on molecular eye medications for diseases such as macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusions and diabetes, and has served on numerous Clinical Advisory Boards. Dr. Eichenbaum is Principal Investigator for a medication trail for Diabetic Macular Edema. Dr. Eichenbaum is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, sits on the Board of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, and serves as President of the Tampa Bay Ophthalmic Society. He is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists. He has been a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of South Florida since 2007 and co-chairs a monthly retina conference for the residency with Dr. Cohen. Dr. Eichenbaum has clinics in both Clearwater and St. Petersburg. He performs surgery at Largo Medical Center - Indian Rocks Campus, St. Anthony's Physician's Surgery Center, and All Children's Hospital."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Eichenbaum "We provide science-driven, evidence-based, national-level retinal care. We offer top-tier standard-of-care conventional retinal treatments, as well as the opportunity for enrollment in innovative clinical trials when clinically appropriate. We are the largest subspecialty retinal practice in Tampa Bay and have one of the most robust clinical science programs in Florida and the Southeast. We pride ourselves on offering the highest quality retinal subspecialty care available. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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15  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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.


  • University of South Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Austin Pediatric Education Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of S Fla Med Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Ophthal Cons Boston-Tufts U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eichenbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eichenbaum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eichenbaum to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Eichenbaum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Eichenbaum is not only phenomenal in his knowledge and though approach, he has an incredible way of making you feel so much better after the appointment. In addition his follow up and concern is far more than other doctors. I would highly recommend him. Lynn Dawson
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They definitely need a new front desk staff. You are not told that they are running two hours behind. When you ask she states she never knows and can't notify you. Being at your appointment early then waiting 2 hours to see a doctor is unacceptable. Both bathrooms had toliet paper on the floor and...more
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I would highly Dr. Eichenbaum. I had a problem with my eye on a Thursday night. I spoke to Dr. Eichenbaum on the phone. He got me in on Friday morning and treated my eye immediately. I was very happy and impressed with the care I received.
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Dr. Eichenbaum is an expert in his knowledge! He is intelligent, courteous, and an excellent communicator. I am delighted to have found him to treat my retina problems!
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Great beside manner. Very knowledgeable, professional and explains medical condition. Staff is friendly and courteous.
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