Dr. Stephen Slade, MD

Dr. Stephen Slade, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(26)
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Dr. Stephen Slade, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

3900 Essex Ln

Houston, TX 77027

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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Keratoconus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
74

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Keratomileusis
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photo Therapeutic Keratectomy
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Tex
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Lsu Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Cullen Eye Inst/Baylor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Slade has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Slade's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Slade to family and friends
4.4
based on 26 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Slade's 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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

in Richmond, TX
What a life changing experience. The staff treats you like family. I cannot say enough about the excellent physicians at Spade and Baker. From the initial visit to the check out process, your eyes are very valuable to the entire staff. The check in process is painless and they are extremely...more
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in Spring, TX
Just finished (12/6/16) receiving my second intraocular lens (Trulign Toric) for replacement of my right eye cataract. I am so excited about the new vision I have - its priceless. Its bright with perfect vision both distant and close. Never had this vision with glasses, contacts or Lasik (30 yrs...more
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in Houston, TX
I had my LASIK/SMILE surgery about 2.5 weeks ago at Slade & Baker. I have extremely high myopia (about -9) and astigmatism (-3). I went to a few other doctors before I went to slade & baker, they all told me I wasn't a good candidate for LASIK and my option was ICL which would have cost me around...more
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in Houston, TX
Cindy gets the award for the best customer service for sure! Very prompt, polite, and informative pre, during, and post op. Slade and Baker team was tremendously courteous and beyond kind to me during my visit. I appreciate all that you guys did to take care of me. Truly a 1st class operation. I...more
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in League City, TX
I went to Dr. Slade because he had been referred to me by friends who had success in their LASIK surgeries that were completed about 9 years ago. I was nervous initially going, but the staff made me feel very comfortable. They are all very nice, courteous, and professional every time I go. My...more
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