Dr. Derek Ohlstein, MD

Dr. Derek Ohlstein, MD

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Dr. Derek Ohlstein, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Port St Lucie, FL and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Tulane University of Louisiana in 2009 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1715 SE Tiffany Ave

Port St Lucie, FL 34952

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • 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.

Education

  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • University of Florida, Gainesville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University of Florida, Gainesville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ohlstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ohlstein's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ohlstein to family and friends
18 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ohlstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

I had my cataracts surgery on both eyes performed at Saint Lucie Eye Associates. This was a horrible experience! The doctor that did the cataracts surgery on both eyes was Dr Derek Ohlstein. I paid thousands of extra dollars for multi focal lenses so I could see well for both distances and for...more
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I saw Dr. Ohlstein once, at which point I cautioned him that my corneas were sensitive and prone to abrasions before he examined me. His exam caused extensive corneal abrasions. When I left the office, my eyes were still numb. Once the numbing drops wore off, I returned to the office, where he...more
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I like the time Dr. Ohlstein took in the exam room with me and the fact that he didn't mind any of my questions!
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Had a lot of floaters and some flashes about a month ago and went to see dr ohlstein. He examined me, told me in depth what happened and what I should be aware of in the future.
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Great doctor and knowledgeable staff. I will definitely be recommending this practice.
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