Dr. Douglas Stevens, MD

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Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery | Male

(239) 481-9292

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Care Philosophy

The purpose of cosmetic surgery is to turn back the clock; eliminating or reducing the effects of time & occasionally to enhance features beyond what may have been present to begin with. A well-executed facelift, for example, doesn't elicit comments that compliment me or the procedure; rather, the goal is for people to notice a newness, a freshness but without the ability to put their finger on what leads them to notice this change. I want people to look at you and think that you look great. Is it the hair, is it a vacation or a new sense of energy and optimism? I am not looking for, "wow, what a nice facelift." The goal is not to have you look like someone else but rather to look like yourself without the effects of aging. In the case of a chin or cheek augmentation or nasal cosmetic surgery, these procedures can correct a deficit that was present before but in such a subtle way that it is hard to realize that anything was done without looking at side by side before & after pictures. When people speak & interact with you there is a movement of their focus revolving around your eyes & the nose. Facial recognition software that is in use to survey the crowds in New York utilizes digital image information from these areas because the features found there are most useful in identifying individuals of interest. Thus, any change made to the eyes, brows & nose are very subtle but very significant in the way others view you. One of my favorite procedures is the endoscopic browplasty. With tiny quarter inch incisions behind the hairline I can elevate the brows and open up the eyes in a very different way then just removing excess skin of the upper eyelid. The result makes you look more awake, rested & alert without the surprised look that causes concern. Once the brows are properly placed then addressing the extra skin of the upper and/or lower eyelids puts the polishing touch on the result.Read more

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Dr. Stevens' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stevens to family and friends
4.5
based on 40 total surveys (8 with reviews)
Dr. Stevens' 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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (8)
in Pompano Beach, FL |
All the reviews talk about the staff being "nice". The staff can be as nice as possible but b/c the skill level isn't there, you end up with HORRIBLE results like I did. I was fooled by these superficial reviews. I saw good reviews & relied upon. Now after a bad surgery and being disfigured, a REAL review is AVOID AT ALL COSTS! There aren't more REAL reviews here b/c he pays for silence. I refuse to take the money & sign the form agreeing not to publish negative comments b/c I wish someone had
in Cape Coral, FL |
I had a very pleasant experience at my visit with Dr. Stevens. The staff is exceptionally friendly and helpful. Dr. Stevens is very professional and knowledgeable about his specialty but at the same time he is down to earth and very pleasant.
in Cape Coral, FL |
In the nearly two years that I have been seeing Dr. Stevens, he has always given me as much time as I needed to have my questions answered and my issues addressed. I have never felt as if Dr. Stevens was pressuring me to consider a rather invasive or overly expensive procedure. He has always discussed every procedure with me and my husband regarding the pros and cons as to which procedures were right for me. I must also address Dr. Stevens' staff; they are all professional and personable.
Hi Linda, thank you for taking the time to leave such an excellent review. It is our pleasure to assist you and make sure you choose to take the route that is best suited to meet your beauty goals. We look forward to seeing you at your next visit!
Cape Coral, FL |
My wife saw Dr. Stevens twice in two years for an "ENT" problem. He mis-diagnosed the problem both times. Out of frustration we sought out a highly regarded "ENT" in Tampa, FL, who after hearing my wifes symptoms for two minutes and doing a simple thirty second breathing test diagnosed the problem as "Patulous Eustachian tube" which is a common "ENT" problem. The specialist in Tampa was befuddled as to why Dr. Stevens could not have diagnosed this problem. Pathetic!
in Fort Myers, FL |
With a five star staff and a five star Dr. I have finally found the environment and professionals to tackle the aging process with a natural looking result. I couldn't be happier with my outcome and feel people are now looking at me and not my imperfections. It has altered the trajectory of my future and for this I am more confident and thankful for taking the "leap" into the gifted hands of Dr.Stevens and his talented support team. Thank you all, Mr. Blake.
in Cape Coral, FL |
Well I don't even know where to start !!! First he has the best staff working there very polite and they also take the time to answer any questions you have !!! and for the doctor he is the best to !! Spends a lot of time with you the best bed side manners and his work is EXCELLENT !! I highly recommend him if you want beautiful results ... He takes a lot of pride in his work . You could not ask for a better Doctor ..
in Fort Myers, FL |
Dr Stevens took the time to sit down and really listen to my issues and concerns. He didn't gloss over, talk over, or rush through my exam. He wasn't condescending and he put me at ease immediately and made me feel like he sincerely cared about the pain and frustration I'm experiencing. He put a plan into place. It's nice when you can tell care and compassion are art of who he is in his everyday world. Wish I had found him 3 Dr's sooner.
in fort myers, fl |
Dr. Stevens is professional, personable, and empathetic. I consulted him for balloon sinuplasty to relieve severe nasal congestion from allergies that caused daily sinus pressure headaches. He was open to doing the surgery and explained that it is typically done for chronic sinusitis, but that it could help someone with narrow nasal passages and pressure from allergies. I felt relief two weeks after the surgery and have not had a sinus pressure headaches. I recommend him without reservation.
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      Dr. Stevens' Care Philosophy

      The purpose of cosmetic surgery is to turn back the clock; eliminating or reducing the effects of time & occasionally to enhance features beyond what may have been present to begin with. A well-executed facelift, for example, doesn't elicit comments that compliment me or the procedure; rather, the goal is for people to notice a newness, a freshness but without the ability to put their finger on what leads them to notice this change. I want people to look at you and think that you look great. Is it the hair, is it a vacation or a new sense of energy and optimism? I am not looking for, "wow, what a nice facelift." The goal is not to have you look like someone else but rather to look like yourself without the effects of aging. In the case of a chin or cheek augmentation or nasal cosmetic surgery, these procedures can correct a deficit that was present before but in such a subtle way that it is hard to realize that anything was done without looking at side by side before & after pictures.

      When people speak & interact with you there is a movement of their focus revolving around your eyes & the nose. Facial recognition software that is in use to survey the crowds in New York utilizes digital image information from these areas because the features found there are most useful in identifying individuals of interest. Thus, any change made to the eyes, brows & nose are very subtle but very significant in the way others view you. One of my favorite procedures is the endoscopic browplasty. With tiny quarter inch incisions behind the hairline I can elevate the brows and open up the eyes in a very different way then just removing excess skin of the upper eyelid. The result makes you look more awake, rested & alert without the surprised look that causes concern. Once the brows are properly placed then addressing the extra skin of the upper and/or lower eyelids puts the polishing touch on the result.

      Dr. Stevens' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
      •  Board certified in Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • AMA Leadership Conference, 2002
        • Winner Adam's Laboratory Resident Research Award, paper, VOR gain as a measure of vestiction in guinea pigs, 1993
        • Winner Navy Wide Resident Research Award for paper Hyperbaric Oxygen enhances survival of experimental free flap, 1995
        • AMA Leadership Conference, 2004
        • Honor award recipient at 2000 Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery in Washington DC, 2000
        • Advanced Diving Medicine for the Otolaryngologist for course presented at the 1993-2000 annual meetings of the American Acade, 1993-2000
        • Navy Imaging Command Film - Diving Medical Officer (Technical Director), 2000
        • President, Lee County Medical Society, 2003
        • Delegate to the Florida Medical Association, 2003 to Pr
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      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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        Sanctions

        No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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        Board Actions

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      Board Certifications

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      • Otolaryngology
      • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Actinic Keratosis
      • Acute Sinusitis
      • Age Spots
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
      • Benign Tumor
      • Brain Disorders
      • Broken Nose
      • Cancer
      • Cellulitis
      • Cholesteatoma
      • Chronic Adenoid Infection
      • Chronic Laryngitis
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Chronic Tonsillitis
      • Conductive Hearing Loss
      • Cough
      • Deafness
      • Dentofacial Anomalies
      • Dermatitis
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dizziness
      • Dysphagia
      • ENT Cancer
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Ear Infection
      • Earwax Buildup
      • Enlarged Turbinates
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Facial Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Headache
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Laryngitis
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Lipomas
      • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
      • Melanoma
      • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
      • Nasal Obstruction
      • Nosebleed
      • Oral Cancer
      • Otitis Media
      • Otosclerosis
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Perforated Eardrum
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Rash
      • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
      • Seborrheic Keratosis
      • Sinus Disorders
      • Sinusitis
      • Skin Aging
      • Skin Cancer
      • Skin Infections
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
      • TMJ
      • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
      • Throat Pain
      • Tinnitus
      • Tongue-Tie
      • Tonsillitis
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal Cord Nodule
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis
      • Vocal Cord Polyp
      • Wrinkles

      Education

      • Medical School
        Albany Medical College

        Graduated in 1986

      • Internship Hospital
        Us Naval Hospital

        Completed in 1987

      • Residency Hospital
        Us Naval Hospital

        Completed in 1995

      • Undergraduate School
        Massachusetts Institute of Technology

        Graduated in 1982

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish

      Memberships &
      Professional Affiliations

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      Specialties

      • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
      • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
      • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
      • Cosmetic Dermatology
      • Cosmetic Surgery
      • Craniofacial Plastic Surgery
      • Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
      • Facial Plastic Surgery
      • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
      • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
      • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
      • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
      • Plastic Surgery
      • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck
      • Rhinology

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
      • Adenoidectomy
      • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
      • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Balloon Sinuplasty
      • Blepharoplasty
      • Botox® Injection
      • Brow Lift
      • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
      • Chin Implant
      • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
      • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
      • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
      • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
      • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
      • Dysport Injection
      • ENT Surgery
      • Ear Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • Endoscopic Brow Lift
      • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
      • Excision of Skin Cancer
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Facelift
      • Facial Reconstruction
      • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
      • Fractional Ablative Laser Treatment
      • Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Treatment
      • Frenectomy
      • Full Face Lift
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Intense Pulse Light
      • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
      • Juvéderm® Injection
      • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
      • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Microdermabrasion
      • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
      • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
      • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
      • Perlane® Injection
      • Photorejuvenation
      • Sculptra™ Injection
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Skin Grafts
      • Skin Tag Removal
      • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Tonsillectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Wound Repair
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