Dr. Stephen Daugherty, MD

Dr. Stephen Daugherty, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stephen Daugherty, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1991 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology.Read his story

10520 Park Rd

Charlotte, NC 28210

Contact Information

(704) 541-6127

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Esotropia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hypertropia
very high
more than 89% of peers
Hypotropia
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Dr. Daugherty's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Daugherty "Dr. Daugherty is board-certified in general and pediatric ophthalmology, including state-of-the-art eye muscle surgery techniques for both children and adults. Recently, he was named a "Top Doctor" by Charlotte Magazine, and the Charlotte Business Journal listed him as one of Charlotte's top pediatric ophthalmologists. Dr. Daugherty has contributed to many LASIK, glaucoma, and contact lens studies, and underwent LASIK surgery himself at Horizon Eye Care in 2000. He volunteers in the community by providing free ophthalmology screening exams and is a member of numerous state and national medical associations."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Daugherty "At Horizon Eye Care, eyesight isn't just part of our focus. It's literally all we do. 

Services at Horizon range from routine family and pediatric eye care to specialty services and surgeries for cornea, glaucoma, oculoplastics and retina conditions, along with cataract surgery and laser-assisted cataract surgery. Our physicians and staff have vast experience, and stay current with the latest treatments, technology and techniques.

We are Always Thinking Vision."

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.

Education

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University of Virginia
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Virginia Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Scottish Rite Children's Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Daugherty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Daugherty's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Daugherty to family and friends
3.4
based on 5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Daugherty's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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