Dr. Steven Epstein, MD

Dr. Steven Epstein, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Steven Epstein, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Universite De Liege, Faculte De Medecine in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.

603 7th St S Ste 500

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Rib Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers
more than 84% of peers
Wound Repair
more than 68% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 12/7/2015
    Amount or Range: $145,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: PINELLAS COUNTY
    State: Florida
1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (5/12/2016)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Universite De Liege, Faculte De Medecine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • New York Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • New York Med College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Steven Epstein, MD
Stop whining. Dr. Epstein is a trauma surgeon. Trauma surgeons saves lives. Do you want a long talk, compassion, and smiling faces? Go buy a mattress. Do you want to walk out of the hospital? Be grateful Dr. Epstein is in your trauma bay.
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James H. in Tampa, FL – Jun 16, 2017
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This man is to stupid to put on gloves when handing an infected foot no bedside manner absolutely the worst to get info from
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Syracuse, NY – Mar 03, 2017
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It is unimaginable to me that Dr. Epstein is still able to meet with patients and their loved ones. I was at my dying mother's bedside trying to understand her state of cognition and said I don't understand the brain that well and Dr. Epstein looked at me point blank and said THAT IS WHAT THE...Read More
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North Fort Myers, FL – Jun 27, 2016
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Horrible expierence with this doctor while in the hospital. He has horrible bed side manner and not comforting in the stressful situation. Will NOT reccommend him to anyone!
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St Petersburg, FL – Jan 12, 2016
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