Dr. Susan Stefko, MD

Dr. Susan Stefko, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Susan Stefko, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.

203 Lothrop St Fl 6

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Eyelid Surgery
high
more than 84% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
normal
more than 64% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
normal
more than 60% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Wilmer Eye Inst-Johns Hopkins Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Johns Hopkins University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wilmer Eye Inst-Johns Hopkins Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stefko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stefko's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stefko to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Stefko's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (5)

My family member drove several hours to see her about getting a tumor removed in his orbital area. She was in the room with him for a short period and told him she would be back. An hour and a half passed and she never returned. A guy entered the room and said they were sending him to another...more
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She expressed concern that I receive appropriate care in a timely fashion and explained what needed done and how..she was straightforward and kind.
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I arrived early for my appointment. She made me wait nearly 2 hours before she finally saw me. She spent less than 5 minutes talking to me. She had already made up her mind before she even walked through the door! She was unbelievably rude, didn't even bother to listen to all of my concerns and...more
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I found Dr. Stefko on the internet. I am a 38 yr old female that was left blind in my left eye and disfigured with an orbital tumor. Every Dr. that I saw in Erie, pa couldn't and wouldn't do anything about it, until the day I met with Dr. Stefko. she has changed my life in ways no one can imagine....more
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Doctor explained what I needed and how surgery would be done, then answered all of my questions. Everything when as planned, surgery was a total success. She is one of the UPMC's best!
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