Dr. Estuardo Ponce, MD

Dr. Estuardo Ponce, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Estuardo Ponce, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tarpon Springs, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Francisco Marroquin / Faculty Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.

43309 US Highway 19 N

Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Ponce'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Avastin® Injection
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • 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.

Education

  • University Francisco Marroquin / Faculty Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Francisco Marroquin / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Monmouth Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ponce has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ponce's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ponce to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ponce'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 (1)

Dr. Ponce goes above and beyond making sure his patients know exactly what's happening during their visit. He is a great listener and I would recommend him to anyone that needs a retina specialist for surgery or routine retina exams! 5 stars!
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