Dr. Stephen Pappas Jr, MD

Dr. Stephen Pappas Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stephen Pappas Jr, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Bethesda, MD. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Pappas Jr is affiliated with Medstar Washington Hospital Center and Suburban Hospital.

6420 Rockledge Dr Ste 4900

Bethesda, MD 20817

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Pappas Jr

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

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

Progressive High Myopia
very high
more than 92% of peers
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
very high
more than 92% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Pappas Jr'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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pappas Jr "We are happy to assist you to ensure you recieve the most comprehensive, up to date treatment in an environment that fosters understanding, compassion, consideration, and respectful care."
1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
48

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

More

Read More
11

Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Steroid Injection
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mass Eye Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1961
  • Retina Institute MD
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Retina Institute Of Maryland-Clinical Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chief Resident, Ophthalmology, Washington Hospital Center, 1991-1992
  • America's Top Ophthalmologists, Retina and Vitreous Surgery, 2004-2005
Media & Publications

Dr. Pappas Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Pappas Jr does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Pappas Jr and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Pappas Jr' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pappas Jr to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Pappas Jr' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Have you seen Dr. Stephen Pappas Jr, MD?
Are you Dr. Pappas Jr?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Visit Dr. Pappas Jr

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pappas Jr accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Pappas Jr has admitting privileges

Medstar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St NW
Washington, DC 20010
View Hospital Profile
Suburban Hospital
8600 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814
View Hospital Profile