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Dr. Donald Stephens III of Vision Care Ohio

Donald C. Stephens III, MD

Dr. Stephens, a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, received his undergraduate degree from Kent State University and his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. He completed a four-year residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Stephens also is Fellowship trained in the treatment of retina and ocular trauma diseases. Having traveled extensively throughout the Dominican Republic, Dr. Stephens is President and Founder of Vision Quest, a non-profit group that provides free eye care to the under-served in that region. Dr. Stephens is fluent in several languages including Spanish and Italian, and has helped chair many public health education projects.  Of particular interest to Dr. Stephens is utilizing the newest FDA approved advancements in the treatment of macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease.

Specializing in: Retina | Diabetic Eye Disease
Macular Degeneration Professional Associations:
America Society of Retina Specialists:
American Academy of Ophthalmology:
Summit County Medical Society:
Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology:

Current Positions:
Chief, Division of Ophthalmology – Cleveland Clinic – Akron General Medical Center

Affiliated with:
Cleveland Clinic – Akron General Medical Center | Summa Akron City Hospital | University Hospital – Westlake Surgery Center | UH Parma General Hospital | Brainard Surgery Center | Novus Clinic Surgery Center

Fellowship, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL | Retina Specialists of Alabama

Ophthalmology Residency, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY | Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Internship, Summa Health System, Akron, OH