Dr. Stephen Weinstock, MD

Dr. Stephen Weinstock, MD

Cataract Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stephen Weinstock, MD is a cataract surgery specialist in Largo, FL and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1967 and specializes in cataract surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

1225 W Bay Dr

Largo, FL 33770

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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

Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 81% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
normal
more than 80% of peers

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Dr. Weinstock's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Weinstock "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Weinstock "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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Specialties

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

13

Procedures

  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Williams College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1963
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Ky Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weinstock has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Romanian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weinstock's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weinstock to family and friends
3.8
based on 17 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Weinstock's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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