Dr. Edgar Espana, MD

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Dr. Edgar Espana, MD
Dr. Edgar Espana, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Espana is affiliated with Tampa General Hospital.

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    Dr. Espana's Reviews

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    4.6
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    Dr. Espana's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (1)
    in Tampa, FL |
    Wait times get longer and longer. I would recommend Dr but would tell folks to bring a good book ...or iPad to help pass time.
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    Dr. Espana's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Early Career Clinician Scientist ARVO, 2012
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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Anisocoria
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chronic Endophthalmitis
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Dacryoadenitis
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Hyphema
    • Hypopyon
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Mechanical Strabismus
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Orbital Cellulitis
    • Photokeratitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Still's Disease
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage

    Education

    • Medical School
      Universidad Javeriana

      Graduated in 1996

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of Mississippi

      Completed in 2007

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Mississippi

      Completed in 2010

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

      Completed in 2005

      Cleveland Clinic

      Completed in 2011

      New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

      Completed in 2006

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Portuguese
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Biopsy of Cornea
    • Blepharorrhaphy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Conjunctivoplasty
    • Contact Lens Treatment
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
    • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Iridectomy
    • Iridotomy
    • Keratoprosthesis (KPro)
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
    • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Repair of Eye Laceration
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery