Dr. Stephen Weinstock, MD

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Dr. Stephen Weinstock, MD
Stephen M. Weinstock, MD, FACS, is a refractive cataract and LASIK specialist. He founded The Eye Institute of West Florida in 1974, pioneering sub-specialty eye care in Pinellas County. Today, as President and Medical Director, Dr. Weinstock is recognized as a world renowned refractive cataract and LASIK surgeon. He teaches the latest techniques, such as "no-stitch, no-patch" cataract extraction and implantation of premium intraocular lenses (IOLs), here and abroad. Dr. Weinstock is also very proud of being the first ophthalmologist to introduce the excimer and YAG lasers to Pinellas County. In 1999, Dr. Weinstock was honored with the "VISX Star Surgeon" award and placed in the top 5% of refractive surgeons nationwide. He is one of the only surgeons in the country who has been certified by the American Board of Eye Surgery in both cataract and LASIK surgery. Dr. Weinstock is also an associate clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of South Florida.

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The Eye Institute of West Florida delivers clinical excellence in every subspecialty field of ophthalmology with our fellowship trained physicians who utilize innovations, advanced medicines and latest techniques to deliver quality patient outcomes in a warm and friendly environment.

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Dr. Weinstock's Performance
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    VERY GOOD
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    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
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  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Stephen M. Weinstock, MD, FACS, is a refractive cataract and LASIK specialist. He founded The Eye Institute of West Florida in 1974, pioneering sub-specialty eye care in Pinellas County. Today, as President and Medical Director, Dr. Weinstock is recognized as a world renowned refractive cataract and LASIK surgeon. He teaches the latest techniques, such as "no-stitch, no-patch" cataract extraction and implantation of premium intraocular lenses (IOLs), here and abroad. Dr. Weinstock is also very proud of being the first ophthalmologist to introduce the excimer and YAG lasers to Pinellas County. In 1999, Dr. Weinstock was honored with the "VISX Star Surgeon" award and placed in the top 5% of refractive surgeons nationwide. He is one of the only surgeons in the country who has been certified by the American Board of Eye Surgery in both cataract and LASIK surgery. Dr. Weinstock is also an associate clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of South Florida.

Dr. Weinstock's Care Philosophy

The Eye Institute of West Florida delivers clinical excellence in every subspecialty field of ophthalmology with our fellowship trained physicians who utilize innovations, advanced medicines and latest techniques to deliver quality patient outcomes in a warm and friendly environment.

Dr. Weinstock says...

Our team of fellowship-trained, board-certified ophthalmologists at The Eye Institute of West Florida includes experts in the major category of ophthalmology: of Cataracts, LASIK, Retina-Vitreous, Glaucoma, and Oculoplastic Surgery and Dry Eye, all under one roof.

Dr. Weinstock's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cataract Surgery
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School

    Graduated in 1967

  • Internship Hospital
    Jackson Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1968

  • Residency Hospital
    Ky Med Center

    Completed in 1973

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    Completed in 1974

  • Undergraduate School
    Williams College

    Graduated in 1963

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Romanian

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Specialties

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy