Dr. Stephen Updegraff, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 54

1601 38th Ave N
St Petersburg, FL 33713
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Northside Hospital &Tampa Bay Heart Institute
6000 49th St N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
Bayfront Medical Center
701 6th St S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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Updegraff Laser Vision
Updegraff Laser Vision
1601 38th Ave N
St Petersburg, FL 33713
Updegraff Laser Vision
13321 N 56th St
Tampa, FL 33617
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    Dr. Updegraff's Experience

    Dr. Updegraff's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
    • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
    • Anterior Segment Surgery
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eye Procedure
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Laser Cataract Surgery
    • Laser Eye Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    • YAG Laser Surgery
    • YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment
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    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Surgery Complications
    • Chalazion
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Esotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Disease
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
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    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Hypertropia
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vision Disorders
    • Vision Impairment
    • Vision Loss
    • Visual Field Defects
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Charity Hospital Lsu School Med
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Lsu Eye Center
    Complete in 1994

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Tex
    Complete in 1995

    Undergraduate Schools

    Eckerd College
    Graduated in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Updegraff & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Updegraff's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Bayfront Medical Center

    • Northside Hospital &Tampa Bay Heart Institute

    • Saint Anthony's Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.9
    • 17 responses

    3.9 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Updegraff to family and friends

    3.9 out of 5

    17 responses

    Dr. Updegraff's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    15 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    17 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.2 out of 5

    17 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    15 responses

    Experience with Dr. Updegraff

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.2 out of 5

    17 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.1 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Updegraff Laser Vision
    1601 38th Ave N
    St Petersburg, FL 33713
    (727) 822-4287 (Office)
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    Updegraff Laser Vision
    13321 N 56th St
    Tampa, FL 33617
    (727) 551-2020 (Office)
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