Dr. Lewis Apter, MD

Dr. Lewis Apter, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 77
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lewis Apter, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.Read his story

6133 Central Ave

Saint Petersburg, FL 33710

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 97% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Apter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Apter "Dr. Lewis Apter has been practicing general ophthalmologist for 36 years and has an equal number of years as a Pinellas County resident. He is a board certified ophthalmologist with extensive medical and surgical experience. He joined The Eye Institute in 2007. Dr. Apter acquired his medical degree from The University of Geneva, Switzerland before attending the University of Miami, School of Medicine Surgery Internship. A deeper concentration in medicine afforded Dr. Apter a fellowship in ophthalmology from The Medical College of Georgia."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Apter "The Eye Institute of West Florida delivers clinical excellence in every subspecialty field of ophthalmology with our fellowship trained physicians who utilize innovations, advanced medicines and latest techniques to deliver quality patient outcomes in a warm and friendly environment."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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 Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1962
  • Universite De Geneve, Faculte De Medecine
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Med College Of Georgia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Apter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Apter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Apter to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Apter'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
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Apter accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
    Tampa Bay CoreNet
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Apter has admitting privileges

Bayfront Medical Center
701 6th St S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
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Largo Medical Center - Indian Rocks Campus
2025 Indian Rocks Rd S
Largo, FL 33774
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Morton Plant Hospital
300 Pinellas St
Clearwater, FL 33756
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