Dr. Philip Shettle, DO

Dr. Philip Shettle, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Philip Shettle, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Largo, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

13113 66th St

Largo, FL 33773

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
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very high
more than 89% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
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more than 87% of peers
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more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Shettle's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shettle "Dr. Shettle is a member of the Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society, Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, and American Ophthalmology Association. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shettle "The Shettle family has been providing personal quality eye care in Pinellas County since 1972. This tradition of providing excellent comprehensive medical and surgical eye care to the community is carried on today by Dr. Lee Shettle, who has been practicing as a Board Certified Ophthalmologist in Largo since 1994. Dr. Shettle is a true native of Pinellas County, having grown up in Clearwater and then graduating from the first complete class at Pinellas Park High School in 1980. He earned his B.S. degree in Biology at Truman State University and graduated from medical school in Kirksville, Missouri in 1988. Dr. Lee Shettle performed his three year Ophthalmology residency in Detroit, Michigan, in addition to completing a one year fellowship in Cataract and Refractive Surgery in Denver, Colorado and a one year fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Shettle is an Assistant Clinical Professor at both NOVA Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in South Florida and Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society, Florida Osteopathic Association and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He received the Presidential Achievement Award from the A.O.C.O.O. in addition to being voted Physician of the Year by the Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society in 2006. Dr. Lee Shettle is actively involved in his local, state and national medical organizations in order to stay current with all the rules and regulations that affect the practice of medicine and ultimately patient care. He is certified by the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Shettle also enjoys teaching interns, residents and fellows in various medical specialties in his office to help these young physicians understand the ocular manifestations of systemic disease so they can then diagnose, treat and then teach future physicians as well. He also has a great interest in giving lectures to fellow physicians at both the local, state and national level. Dr. Shettle is married with two children and enjoys spending time playing and watching them play various sports. Website: www.leeshettleeye.com"


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6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Hearing Instruments
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Hazy Vision
  • Heterophoria
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Neuro-Ophthalmological Disorders
  • Open-Angle Glaucoma
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Opitc Atrophy and Cataract, Autosomal Dominant
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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16  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Hearing Aid
  • Hearing Screening
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.


  • Truman State University, Kirsville, MO
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Sun Coast Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Suncoast Osteopathic Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Detroit Osteopathic Ophthalmology Consortium
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Colorado Eye Institute-Advanced Cataract & Refractive Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Michigan State University-Neuro Ophthalmology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shettle has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shettle's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shettle to family and friends
33 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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Dr. Shettle's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (9)

Excellent, Professional, and very nice people. My Cataract surgery went without any problems ,or pain. I can see 20/2o now. So clear. I only needed surgery on one eye, but when i need the other one done I'm going back to Dr. Shettle and the nice people at his office. Largo medical was a great place...more
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Excellent service, humane performance.
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Dr. Shuttle and his staff are the kindest most thoughtful caregivers I have met. Thanks for the wonderful care.
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This is by far the best experience that I have had with an optometrist visit in many years. The entire staff was professional and personal. The office and waiting area was pleasant and had a very professional appearance. Dr. Shettle was very thorough in his exam and informative regarding my vision...more
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Great Dr, Great staff. This was my first visit and every single person here made me feel like family. I would highly recommend Dr. Shettle to anyone.
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