Dr. Steven Sameshima, MD

Dr. Steven Sameshima, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Steven Sameshima, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

1329 Lusitana St Ste 306

Honolulu, HI 96813

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association (HMAA)
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Blocked Tear Duct
very high
more than 93% of peers
Tear Duct Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Sameshima's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Orbital Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

54  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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18  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sameshima has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sameshima's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sameshima to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Sameshima's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Truly the best doctor! Skilled, conscientious, and thorough; and actually listens carefully to the patient's concerns!
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Ruined my eyes! Had four surgery to correct...still didn't correct and suffer blurred vision!
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Excellent!! Always takes time for every concern!!!
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