Dr. Robert Stephens, MD

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Dr. Robert Stephens, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

Retina Consultants 6410 Rockledge Dr Ste 400, Bethesda, MD 20817 Get Directions
(301) 530-5200

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

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based on 4 total surveys
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Stephens
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (4)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (4)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Stephens' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (4)
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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

Procedures Performed

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

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Maryland.

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  • 2
    Sanctions

    Dr. Stephens has received 2 sanctions

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    • 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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  • 2
    Board Actions

    Dr. Stephens has 2 board actions

    More 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
    • State: Maryland
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • Failure to complete continuing education requirements  (12/11/2014)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: District of Columbia
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Stephens has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Stephens' Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Stephens

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients