Dr. Steven Fagien, MD

Dr. Steven Fagien, MD

Oculoplastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Steven Fagien, MD is an oculoplastic surgery specialist in Boca Raton, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1983 and specializes in oculoplastic surgery, plastic surgery, and more.Read his story

660 Glades Rd Ste 210

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Contact Information

(561) 393-9898

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very high
more than 93% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 89% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Fagien's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fagien "Steven Fagien, MD, FACS Boca Raton, Florida Dr Steven Fagien is in private surgical practice in Boca Raton, Florida. He earned his medical degree and completed his residency in ophthalmology from the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida, and completed a fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago, Illinois. In addition to his extensive organizational and volunteer involvement, Dr Fagien is a member of numerous professional organizations that span the specialties of Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery and Dermatology, including the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the American Society of Dermatological Surgeons. His areas of expertise are in aesthetic eyelid plastic surgery, advanced applications of BOTOX® for facial aesthetic enhancement, and various forms of injectable soft tissue augmentation agents. Dr Fagien has more than 27 years of experience with Botulinum toxin type A, and pioneered, instituted and instructs courses on the various uses of BOTOX® as well as injectable filling agentsin facial aesthetics, for esteemed societies such as the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He continues to participate in FDA- and investigator-initiated clinical trials using Botulinum toxin type A for expanded application in facial aesthetics along with a host of hyaluronic acid products and many other soft-tissue filling agents. He is a pioneer in the use of injectable soft tissue augmentation agents and was the founder of Collagenesis, Inc, and co-developer of injectable autologous and allogeneic human tissue collagen matrices (Autologen® and Dermalogen®) and an allogeneic surgically implantable human collagen matrix (Dermaplant®). He also serves as a consultant and is a member of the medical advisory board to many of the world's largest industry producers and distributors of injectable agents and plastic surgery products/devices as well as many multi-specialty advisory/consensus groups. Dr Fagien has edited, authored, or contributed to more than 350 articles, abstracts, book chapters, and texts (including his latest text; the fourth edition of Putterman's Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery. Elsevier Publishers 2008) and has made more than 500 presentations nationally and internationally. He has been profiled in numerous publications, including Allure, W, Vogue, OK, Tattler, and More, as well as Best Doctors in America. Recently, Dr Fagien was named one of W magazine's world's best plastic surgeons specializing in eyelids and as one of the nation's best eyelid plastic surgeons by More magazineand The New York Times."
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3  Specialties

  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

20  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Shands Hosp U Fl
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Shands Hosp/U Fla
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Ill/Michael Reese Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fagien has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fagien's Reviews

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39 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

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Dr. Fagien's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (24)

Comfortable environment for thorough conversation with all concerns addressed. Very friendly and supportive staff. Excellent experience!
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Dr Fagien is the best! I’ve now seen him for a number of years and he was one of very few physicians in the US who could diagnose and help me with my problem. He’s alway friendly, gentle, and effective. I feel so fortunate that I found him!
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Class operation all the way.
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Excellent! Awesome staff. Very supportive and skilled. Once you meet this doctor and his staff you won’t want to go anywhere else.
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Dr Fagien is a world renowned highly skilled ocular plastic surgeon, author and educator. I had a cutting-edge procedure performed by him 24 years ago that most, more experienced, ocular plastic surgeons could not perform at that time. I continue to see Dr. Fagien on a regular basis for Botox...more
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