Dr. Mark Steckel, MD

Dr. Mark Steckel, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Mark Steckel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fairfield, CT and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology, ophthalmic surgery, and more.

140 Sherman St Ste 3C

Fairfield, CT 06824

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
normal
more than 64% of peers
Chalazion
normal
more than 60% of peers
Trichiasis
normal
more than 55% of peers

Dr. Steckel'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.

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Scotoma
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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10  Procedures

  • Botox® for Blepharospasm
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Mt Sinai Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • E Harkness Eye Institute Colum P
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Steckel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Steckel's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Steckel to family and friends
22 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Steckel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (3)

Both my eyes were crossed for years. He operated on both of them at same time and within a few weeks I can drive with renewed confidence. I cannot praise him enough
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Very caring provider, very thorough, was able to find the problem with my eye that other Dr. could not.
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Dr. Steckel creates a fantastic and pleasant environment for a patient. His willingness to take the time to listen to each patient shows that he is there to care for each person rather than keep an assembly line going. I called on a Friday for an appointment and Dr. Steckel graciously saw me past...more
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