Dr. W Stephen Ku, MD

Dr. W Stephen Ku, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. W Stephen Ku, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lewisville, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

1850 Lakepointe Dr Ste 200

Lewisville, TX 75057

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
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Top Care Areas

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Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 98% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Ku'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Washington University, St. Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Meth Hospital Ind
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Indiana University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ku has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ku's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ku to family and friends
35 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Ku's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I had a very poor experience visiting Dr. Ku. The wait time was more than an hour. The worst part is the doctor's arrogant attitude. He didn't talk to me but only talk to the nurse for what he wanted to know right in front of me. Like "Ask her how old she is?" And he only spent 3-5 minutes on me....more
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Dr. Ku has an unorthodox office policy of 'first come, first served' in lieu of 'first appt time, first served.' If you show up at 8:50am for your 9am appointment and 15 other people show up before you for their 9:30am & 9:45am appts, the 15 other people will be seen first. Dr. Ku set this policy...more
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My mother has gone to Dr Ku for several years and treated her with utmost respect. I have gone to Dr Ku several years now and he has not treated me bad except this visit. I was so appauled with his staff and him that I am finding another Dr. He was so rude and told me to come back in 6 months. His...more
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This was the 3rd. time I went to N. Dallas Eye Assoc. for an eye exam, previously saw Dr. Elieff, but due to scheduling problem went with Dr. Ku. Visits make you feel like you are in a factory on an assembly line. Technicians due 90% of the work, you are lucky to spend 5 minutes with the doctors. ...more
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Worst bedside manner of any doctor I have seen, and I have seen a lot. Rushes through appointments and doesn't take time to ask/answer questions. It took me two visits to fit in all the necessary tests for one complete visit. Does not have the knowledge and expertise that I would expect from an...more
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