Dr. Donald Stephens III, MD

Dr. Donald Stephens III, MD

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Dr. Donald Stephens III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tallmadge, OH and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology, ophthalmic vitreous surgery, and more.

518 West Ave

Tallmadge, OH 44278

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 90% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
high
more than 88% of peers
Retina Diseases
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Stephens III'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Stephens III "I strive to provide outstanding care in a timely and caring manner."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

72  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Black Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retina-Vitreous Disorders
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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21  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Optomap® Retinal Exam
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Kent State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • SUMMA Health Systems/Akron City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Montefior Med Ctr Albert Einstein Coll Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Retina Specialists of Alabama, LLC
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stephens III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stephens III' Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stephens III to family and friends
27 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Stephens III' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Stephens answered an emergency call at a area hospital and saved the sight of a very grateful women with a detached retina. That women was me. I had been told no one was available to do my surgery.It was suggested I go home and follow up on Monday. (two days later) My father had a detached...more
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Dr. STEPHENS recognized a problem and started treatment immediately. He attacks Macula aggressively and hopefully will slow this process as much as possible. Very caring man and wonderful staff
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Dr. Stephens removed a thick cataract and placed a lens in my left eye. I can't begin t o express my pleasure with the doctor, procedure and clinic. The procedure was painless! The kindness shown was beyond my expectations. I can't imagine letting anyone else work on my eyes. Excellent...more
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I live in Mentor, Ohio and I see Dr. Stephens in his Parma office. I have had diabetes for 15 years before I had eye problems. I went to other local Eye Surgeon Doctors near me but Dr. Stephens is by far superior to others. Dr Stephens is the finest Dr I have ever been to. He repaired both...more
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