Dr. Robert Stephens, MD

Dr. Robert Stephens, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 71 years old

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Stephens specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Bethesda, MD. He practices at 2 locations.

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Dr. Stephens' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stephens to family and friends
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based on 6 total surveys (1 with a review)
Dr. Stephens' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
in Potomac, MD |
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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Dr. Stephens' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Maryland not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    What is medical malpractice
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    Sanctions

    Dr. Stephens has received 2 sanctions

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • 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
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    Board Actions

    Dr. Stephens has 2 board actions

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    What are 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
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Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Stephens' Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

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
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    Washington University St Louis

    Graduated in 1971

  • Internship Hospital
    Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1972

  • Residency Hospital
    Wills Eye Hospital

    Completed in 1978

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wills Eye Hospital

    Completed in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

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