Dr. Stephen Capps, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 68

Dr. Stephen Capps, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Hendersonville, NC and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Arizona medical school in 1979. He is affiliated with medical facilities AdventHealth Hendersonville and Pardee Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Capps to book an appointment.

Dr. Capps

Hendersonville Obgyn Associates PA

630 5th Ave W Hendersonville, NC 28739
Accepting new patients

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Dr Capps is great very kind and nice he gives a very GOOD EXAM CHECKS EVERYTHING. I AM VERY LIKELY TO RECOMMEND HIM
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Dr. Stephen Capps, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Hendersonville, NC and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications


L A Co Usc Med Center
Residency Hospital
Med Center La New Orleans Lsu
Residency Hospital
University of Arizona
Medical School


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What are Dr. Stephen Capps, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Capps frequently treats Diabetic Cataracts, Cataract Removal Surgery, and Dry Eyes. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Capps treats.

Where is Dr. Stephen Capps, MD's office located?

Dr. Capps' office is located at 630 5th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28739. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Experience and Background Checks


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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Capps' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetic Cataracts

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Capps treats Diabetic Cataracts more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Capps treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Cataract Removal Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Capps performs Cataract Removal Surgery more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Capps performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Dry Eyes

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Capps treats Dry Eyes more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Capps treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Capps' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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(828) 693-0747

Dr. Capps accepts the following insurance:

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Hendersonville Obgyn Associates PA630 5th Ave W Hendersonville, NC 28739
Adventhealth Hendersonville100 Hospital Dr Hendersonville, NC 28792

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Capps is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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AdventHealth Hendersonville

Hendersonville, NC

82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Pardee Hospital

Hendersonville, NC

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)