Dr. Michael Mercandetti, MD

Dr. Michael Mercandetti, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(17)
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Dr. Michael Mercandetti, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Venice, FL. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

1499 E Venice Ave

Venice, FL 34292

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Blepharoplasty
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exophthalmos
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Eyelid
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Oculoplastics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Med/dental Ed Consortium Suny Buffalo
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Med/dental Ed Consortium Suny Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Ill College Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mercandetti has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mercandetti's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mercandetti to family and friends
4.6
based on 17 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Mercandetti'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 (7)

in Venice, FL |
What a wonderful experience. Dr. Mercandetti has an amazing bedside manner and his staff is second to none. I have never felt that I was in better hands anywhere else. This is a wonderful practice so don't think twice...You won't regret it.
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in Port Charlotte, FL |
As a legal guardian for my niece who is of special needs and who requires special attention due to her disability, I want to share that Dr. Mercandetti and his supporting staff put forth excellent effort to make her feel comfortable throughout her very successful surgical procedure. I highly...more
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in Cape Haze FL |
Wonderful doctor with outstanding credentials, very attentive to detail and the comfort of the patient. I would go back without hesitation for another procedure.
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in Venice, FL |
After a poor experience with office staff and procedural errors I want to rescind my previous review. Dr Mercandetti is an outstanding doctor. No question. The reception and telephone staff were/are the issues. He is professional, empathetic and willing to discuss any and all options. I...more
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in Venice, FL |
Dr. Mercandetti it's very knowledgeable attentive, professional, and precise. He is an expert in his field. I was referred to him by other opthamologists who do opthamological surgery. Not only does he take care of the visual aspect of the eyes, he does with botox and fillers and helping people...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Mercandetti accepts 6 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Mercandetti has admitting privileges

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
5731 Bee Ridge Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
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Sarasota Memorial Hospital
1700 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34239
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