Dr. Silvia McKevitt, MD

Dr. Silvia McKevitt, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 42
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Dr. Silvia McKevitt, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Renton, WA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Baylor University in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

4300 Talbot Rd S Ste 311

Renton, WA 98055

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
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Bell's Palsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. McKevitt's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McKevitt "Dr. Silvia McKevitt is an ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyebrows, eyelids, tear drain and eye socket. Dr. McKevitt strives to provide meticulous, exceptional, safe and customized oculoplastic procedures to each and every patient. Dr. McKevitt practices in the greater Seattle area. Dr. McKevitt is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Washington Association of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. In addition to her practice at Eye Plastics NW, Dr. McKevitt is also a staff physician at Valley Medical Center/UW Medical Center. Dr. McKevitt earned her MD from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, which ranks in the Top 15% of Medical Schools listed in the annual U.S. News & World Reports. Dr. McKevitt completed her internship at Christus St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, Texas and her residency in ophthalmology and fellowship in oculoplastic surgery at the Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Dr. McKevitt graduated from Rice University, ranked as a Top Tier University by U.S. News & World Reports. From 2006 until founding her own practice in May 2012, Dr. McKevitt was a practicing oculoplastic surgeon at Specialty Eye Care Centre in Bellevue and Seattle. When not seeing patients, Dr. McKevitt enjoys spending time with her husband and two children and exploring Seattle with her friends and family."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McKevitt "Dr. Mckevitt strives to provide meticulous, exceptional, safe and customized oculoplastic procedures to each and every patient. Dr. McKevitt wants to help everyone she can see the best they can, look the best they can, and feel the best they can."


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease


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  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Brow Lift
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Rice U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Christus St. Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Dean McGee Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Dean McGee Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McKevitt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McKevitt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McKevitt to family and friends
based on 33 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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Dr. McKevitt's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

I was under Dr McKevitt's care for 5 months while being treated for Orbital Inflammatory Syndrome. She sucessfully diagnosed and treated me. Dr McKevitt explained everything thoroughly and was patient with my questions. She is very personable and has a good sense of humor as well. I recommend...more
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in Luquillo, Puerto Rico |
.Dr. Sylvia and her team.....Brittany, Bianca and Jaeleesa, are incredible! I felt so comfortable in their office and their professionalism was amazing. Dr. Sylvia explained what I would feel as she was doing my procedure, which took away any anxiety I was feeling. Follow-up visits have been...more
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Maple Valley |
I'm so glad I found Dr McKevitt. She diagnosed & fixed my problem quickly. Smooth surgery and recovery. She was very good about explaining everything and answering any questions I had. Overall it was a really great experience (for an eye problem that needed surgery). Highly recommend!
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Seattle, WA |
Great job! Dr. McKevitt is very professional, the consultation covered all of my question and concerns. The procedure was quick, painless and resolved my eye problem. The follow up was equally professional. The front desk ladies are friendly, helpful and understanding. (I had a scheduling...more
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Seattle, WA |
I recommend Dr. Sylvia McKevitt to anyone needing plastic surgery around his or her eyes. I have had drooping eyelids for some time, and it had recently become clear that it was affecting my vision. After successful cataract surgery last year, I still noticed glare when driving at night and extreme...more
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Dr. McKevitt accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Hospitals where Dr. McKevitt has admitting privileges

Valley Medical Center
400 S 43rd St
Renton, WA 98055
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