Dr. Steven Silverstein, MD

Dr. Steven Silverstein, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. Steven Silverstein, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center and specializes in ophthalmology, diabetes medicine, and more.Read his story

4240 Blue Ridge Blvd Ste 1000

Kansas City, MO 64133

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Silverstein's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Diabetes Type 2
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Silverstein treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Silverstein treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Silverstein treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Silverstein treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Eye Infections
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Silverstein treats Eye Infections more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Silverstein treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Silverstein's conditions and procedures:

Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Autoimmune Diseases
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Benign Tumor
Blepharitis
Blepharoplasty
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Bone Disorders
Botox® Injection
Brain Disorders
Cataract
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cataract Surgery Complications
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Cornea Surgery
Cornea Transplant
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Eyes
Ectropion of Eyelid
Entropion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eye Cancer
Eye Disease
Eye Examination
Eye Infections
Eye Injuries
Eye Procedure
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Disorders
Eyelid Growth
Eyelid Surgery
Farsightedness
Floaters
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
Glaucoma Surgery
Glaucoma Treatment
Headache
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Keratoconus
Kidney Disease
Laser Surgery
LASIK
Lazy Eye
Macular Degeneration
Macular Edema
Macular Hole
Malaise and Fatigue
Migraine
Nearsightedness
Ocular Hypertension
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Optic Neuritis
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Pinguecula
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Pterygium
Refractive Surgery
Retina and Vitreous Surgery
Retina Diseases
Retinal Detachment
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinoschisis
Senile Cataracts
Strabismus
Stye
Temporal Arteritis
Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vascular Disease
Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
YAG Laser Capsulotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Silverstein Eye Centers is dedicated to delivering the highest quality medical care and surgical outcomes. The practice is designed to ensure patient comfort, warmth and privacy. The philosophy of the practice is based on total patient care.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Diabetes Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School
  • 1991
    Kellogg Eye Center University Of Michigan
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    Tufts University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1987
    Tufts University St Elizabeth's Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Silverstein's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Silverstein

3.6

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
63.1578947368421%
(12)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
31.57894736842105%
(6)

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Dr Silverstein encouraged me to have cataract surgery with premium lenses at an out of pocket cost to me of $6400 -over and above what Medicare and United Health Care paid him - saying I would no longer need glasses - after surgery I am near sighted - he advised he could correct with lasik...Read More
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My experience with Dr. Silverstein was very poor. He pushed to have cataract surgery done in order to charge for premium lenses. After a "complicated" surgery I am left with a chronic eye condition requiring regular visits to a retina specialist, daily eye drops to keep infection down, and eye...Read More
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A very compassionate doctor who seems to care and sympathize with your condition, the nurses are very kind and helpful too.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare