Dr. Stephen Wiles, MD

Dr. Stephen Wiles, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Stephen Wiles, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

211 NE 54th St Ste 202

Kansas City, MO 64118

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma Surgery
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more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Wiles' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wiles "Dr. Wiles is a leading ophthalmologist with practices in Kansas City and St. Joseph, MO. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and was recognized as a top ophthalmologist by "Physicians of the World" in 2014. Dr. Wiles is well known for his Micro-Touch Cataract Surgery TM, a procedure which he pioneered. His success rates and low rates of complication utilizing Micro-Touch Cataract Surgery have placed him in the top-tier of ophthalmologists nationwide. Dr. Wiles' surgical outcomes have been widely applauded by colleagues and patients throughout the Midwest. In addition to his surgical practice, Dr. Wiles is also strongly committed to the early detection and treatment of complex eye diseases such as: age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, dry eye disease, and diabetic eye disease."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wiles "As an ophthalmologist, I am dedicated to ensuring that my patients have the best vision possible. I am focused the longevity of my patients' visual health, and establishing a comprehensive perspective of the medical needs of each person. Loss of sight is one of the most feared occurrences in a person's life, and it is my goal to help alleviate that fear."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Presbyopia
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

17  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Missouri
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Roanoke Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wiles has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wiles' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wiles to family and friends
22 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wiles' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Wiles is the best.
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Great experience! All very helpful, I can see so much better!
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I am so Thankful for having my sight back! Dr. Wiles is my new Hero!
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I just had both cataracts removed and I would give Dr Wiles five stars, as well as his whole staff. They were all wonderful and answered all questions I had. The entire process from start to finish was excellent. I had no pain or discomfort whatsoever. I would highly recommend him!!
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Dr. Wiles has brightened my day, my life. He is awesome, explains procedures, makes sure you have all your questions answered and does excellent work. I would definitely recommend Dr. Wiles for all eye care needs. He has quality staff who are very pleasant and obviously love the job they do which...more
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