Dr. Shelby Terpstra, DO

Dr. Shelby Terpstra, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Shelby Terpstra, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Lady Lake, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

1400 N US Highway 441 Ste 521

Lady Lake, FL 32159

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Terpstra's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Terpstra "Dr. Shelby Terpstra is an experienced Board-certified Comprehensive Ophthalmologist. She received her training from the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she served as Assistant Clinical Professor and Chief Resident Ophthalmologist. Dr. Terpstra is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Academy of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. She is proficient in a wide range of ophthalmic services, from general eye care to refractive surgery to the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma and a complete range of dry eye conditions. Another of Dr. Terpstra's predominant services is blepharoplasty and other eyelid surgeries to correct functional and cosmetic problems, including sagging, bagging and inward- or outward-turning eyelids. These surgeries not only help to prevent infection and restore peripheral vision, they also impart a more refreshed, alert and attractive appearance. Dr. Terpstra is a leading provider of blepharoplasty (upper eyelid surgery) and lower lid cosmetic surgery to help eliminate drooping, sagging and puffiness that can impact vision and create a tired, worn appearance."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Terpstra "Focused Care, Visionary Service"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

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.


  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Michigan State University-Metropolitan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Michigan State University-Metropolitan Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Terpstra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Terpstra to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Terpstra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (3)

I have been going to Dr. Terpstra for several years now, after having been misdiagnosed for an eye infection by a doctor at another practice. She impressed me immediately with her knowledge and skill, prescribed the correct treatment and gave excellent follow-up care. She is easy to talk to and...more
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Dr. Terpstra was extremely rude to me when I went to her for the results of my eye tests. She stalked out of the room after trowing my records on the counter in the room. I would never recommend her and I will not be going back to my regular eye doctor with the group because of her terrible...more
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We are happy we found Dr. Terpstra. She and her staff were very professional, competent, and friendly. Both visits were a complete success and she was able to improve our eyesight right away. We would both highly recommend Dr. Terpstra and her staff.
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