Dr. John Stefano, MD

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Ophthalmology

Dr. John Stefano, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Winchester, VA. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. John Stefano, MD

Shenandoah Lasic Cataract Ctr

142 Linden Dr Ste 108 Winchester, VA 22601
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Accepting new patients

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Dr. Stefano's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cataract Removal Surgery
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Dr. Stefano performs Cataract Removal Surgery more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Stefano performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

B-Scan Ultrasound
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Dr. Stefano performs B-Scan Ultrasound more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Stefano performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Eye Examination
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stefano performs Eye Examination more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Stefano performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Stefano's conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farnsworth Lantern Test
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Vision Screening
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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(540) 722-6200

Dr. Stefano accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Anthem
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
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Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
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KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
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Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Dr. Stefano's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Stefano

3.1

Based on 21 ratings

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I've been seeing Dr. Stefano since 2007. He is excellent and literally saved my life. He diagnosed a very rare form of eye melanoma that only affects about 250-300 people a year in the US. He got me in to see the best ocular oncologist for my diagnosis within a week. Most importantly, he knew what he was looking at, where to send me, and what NOT to do. A biopsy, which a lot of eye doctors do to their patients, could have spread my melanoma and cost me my eye if not my life. Highly recommend Dr. Stefano as a great diagnostician.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Trish – Aug 25, 2021
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Stefano did my cateract surgery. It was worst med experience of my life. I was 1st patient Mond morng. He was over hr late & angry & fussing @ nurses when he arrived. After surgery I had severe excruciating pain all day. @ followup visit next am, this was my chief complaint. They weren’t concerned about it. Their med records for that & other follow up visits never mentioned it. 1 month later I made them do another exam. Immediately, without explanation, they got me an emergency appt with a retinal specialist who said I had post vitreous separation, retinal tear and retinal separation. This specialist tried to repair the tear but left me with a huge floater that obstructs my vision now 2 yrs later. After 2 years of treatment, I’m left with worse vision than before. I have epiretinal membrane & a macular pucker. My brain can’t bring vision from both eyes together. Johns Hopkins says that there is nothing that can be done w/o significant downside risk. I would never recommend Stefano
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
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Jul 12, 2021
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Very helpful team that guided me through the process of booking surgery. Thorough and considerate.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Apr 01, 2021
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Great experience from start to finish with Dr. Stefano. Efficient scheduling, successful surgery and great follow up! Would highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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PS – Mar 28, 2021
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The office staff is not friendly at all. There was a mixup in reason for my follow up appointment and the technician became very rude and would not let me talk to explain that they had the wrong reason for my appointment. The front desk person finally stepped in to clarify why I was there!! Then the full procedure was not completed because there wasn’t enough time, after all of the issues. Not a pleasant experience at all!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jan 06, 2021
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A bad experience with disturbing remarks from the doctor and rude finance department
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jul 26, 2019
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I've found Dr Stefano to be an excellent doctor. His diagnostic work is superior - helped me figure an important eye problem two other area doctors could not. His surgical work is very good - he did my cataracts. His office personnel are well organized and very responsive. Sometime his bedside manner is very good and sometimes it is a little brusque. But I'm not looking for a best friend. I am looking for a skilled and appropriately caring diagnostician and surgeon and he is certainly that.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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John Morrison in Winchester, VA – Feb 20, 2017
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He has taken terrific care of my eyes for well over 10 years. He did a surgery for me that has preserved my vision. Forever grateful to him and his staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Matt F. in Winchester, Va. – Dec 13, 2016
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Worst bedside manner!!! He talks down to patients and spends very little time with them. He is often late to work which leaves patients sitting for at least an hour.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
11 people found this helpful
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Winchester, VA – Oct 06, 2016
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Biography

Dr. John Stefano, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Winchester, VA. His office accepts new patients.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

1979
Beth Israel Med Mt Sinai
Residency Hospital
1976
Beth Israel Med Mt Sinai
Internship Hospital

Awards

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Dr. Stefano frequently treats Cataract Removal Surgery, B-Scan Ultrasound, and Eye Examination. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Stefano treats.

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Dr. Stefano's office is located at 142 Linden Dr Ste 108, Winchester, VA 22601. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Shenandoah Lasic Cataract Ctr

Shenandoah Lasic Cataract Ctr142 Linden Dr Ste 108 Winchester, VA 22601
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