Dr. Robert Stephens, MD

Dr. Robert Stephens, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Robert Stephens, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1971 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6410 Rockledge Dr Ste 400

Bethesda, MD 20817

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retinal Neovascularization
very high
more than 94% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Stephens'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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5  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

2 Sanctions
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (6/11/2014)
    Action Taken: Consent Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: District of Columbia
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (1/15/2014)
    Action Taken: Consent Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Maryland
2 Board Actions
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (9/3/2015)
    Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Maryland
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (12/11/2014)
    Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: District of Columbia

Education

  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Stephens has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Stephens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stephens' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stephens to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Stephens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (2)

He's been treating me for many years. I think he's the best out there. I feel confident and trust him with my eye health. I've have partially detached retina and microscopic holes, so I go every year sometimes more often. He answers all of my questions and give good advice and reminders every...more
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Dr Stephens has been treating me for about 5 years. I HATE having my eyes touched and eyedrops. He takes the time to answer questions AND explain what I can do to be less uncomfortable.
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