Dr. Stephen Hook, MD

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Dr. Stephen Hook, MD

Dr. Stephen Hook, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Harlingen, TX. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Hook is affiliated with Knapp Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital and Mission Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Hook's Care Philosophy

Welcome to Thurmond Eye Associates, where for more than 50 years, our dedication and focus on leading edge technology and advanced surgical techniques has been surpassed only by our commitment to quality patient care. Since Dr. Jack Thurmond first founded our practice in 1962, our focus has been to help patients enjoy a lifetime of the best possible vision. After establishing our first eye center in Weslaco, we have opened additional Thurmond Eye Associates locations in McAllen, Mission and Rio Grande City. This gives our patients convenient access to the same high quality comprehensive eye care found in the leading medical centers across the country.

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Dr. Hook's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
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    EXCELLENT
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Hook's Care Philosophy

Welcome to Thurmond Eye Associates, where for more than 50 years, our dedication and focus on leading edge technology and advanced surgical techniques has been surpassed only by our commitment to quality patient care. Since Dr. Jack Thurmond first founded our practice in 1962, our focus has been to help patients enjoy a lifetime of the best possible vision. After establishing our first eye center in Weslaco, we have opened additional Thurmond Eye Associates locations in McAllen, Mission and Rio Grande City. This gives our patients convenient access to the same high quality comprehensive eye care found in the leading medical centers across the country.

Dr. Hook's 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
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

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Education

  • Medical School
    BAYLOR COLL OF MED

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    UTHSC

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    UTHSC

    Completed in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses