Dr. Stuart Burgess, MD

Dr. Stuart Burgess, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Stuart Burgess, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.

850 S Pine Island Rd Ste A-100

Plantation, FL 33324

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
very high
more than 93% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Burgess'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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 Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Ochsner Clin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • North Shore/cornell University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of California San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burgess has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burgess' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burgess to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Burgess' 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 (3)

On Wednesday, September 22, 2016, I was diagnosed with a large retinal tear in my right eye. My primary care eye doctor recommended that I immediately go to your facility for specialized treatment. She recommended Dr. Burgess. An appointment was set up and Dr. Burgess did a thorough exam of my...more
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I was referred to Dr. Burgess by my Opthamologist. Dr. Burgess took the time to properly assess and monitor my case before recommending surgery. I obtained a second opinion. The consulting physician agreed with Dr. Burgess's diagnosis and recommendation of surgery. Dr. Burgess was very...more
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Dr.Burgess took care of my father,Augustine K., for many years.He was both compassionate and knowledgeable.I would recommend him to anyone needing a specialist for the eyes.The office staff was also very kind.
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