Dr. Stephen Laquis, MD

Dr. Stephen Laquis, MD

Oculoplastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Stephen Laquis, MD is an oculoplastic surgery specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from New York Med College in 1996 and specializes in oculoplastic surgery and ophthalmology.

7331 College Pkwy Ste 200

Fort Myers, FL 33907

Contact Information

(239) 947-4042

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • 20 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Laquis performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Entropion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Laquis's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryoadenectomy
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 12/16/2014
    Amount or Range: $300,000.00
    State: Florida
0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Wrong-site surgery (2/20/2017)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida

Education

  • Boston University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • New York Med College
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Greenwich Hospital/Yale University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Vanderbilt Univerity Va Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Laquis has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Laquis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Laquis' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laquis to family and friends
69 total reviews (39 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (69)

  • 5
    (52)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Laquis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (39)

Dr. Laquis wss especially helpful during a difficult time for me. He personally called me a couple of times to see how I was feeling and healing after a biopsy. He referred me to an excellent medical oncologist for a follow-up. He also explained everything he did before he get it and put me at...more
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Amazing experience! Everyone associated with his staff are very professional! Surgery on my eyelids was perfect! Great experience. Can’t go wrong with Dr Laquis and his staff!
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All was fine until the morning of my eyelid surgery. I was ready to go in to surgery and Dr. Laquis walked up to my bed and just started drawing on my eyelids with a marker. No "good morning" or "how are you doing today", just all business. I guess I have an expectation when I am in the hands of...more
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We felt Dr. Laquis and his staff were extremely professional and caring. My husband fell and had a cheek fracture, I believe his course of treatment was correct and empathetic. The staff also understood the sense of urgency and got us an immediate appointment.. I would recommend him with the...more
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Outstanding examination and explanation of diagnosis and available procedures. Efficient and pleasant office staff. After leaving appointment, I had an additional question, after a brief wait, Dr Laquis saw me again and patiently answered my additional question. At Surgi-center, staff was...more
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