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Stephen Whiteside, M.D.

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Dr. Stephen Whiteside's Bio and Credentials

Stephen Whiteside, M.D. is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Whiteside has been performing laser vision correction since 2001 and joined LasikPlus in 2005. In total, Dr. Whiteside has performed over 40,000 laser vision correction procedures. His extensive qualifications place him among the top LASIK laser eye surgery and refractive surgeons in the United States as recognized by Trusted LASIK surgeons.

As a former Lieutenant Commander, Naval Flight Surgeon, Dr. Whiteside learned first-hand the magnitude and importance of committing to a high degree of attention to detail, as well as the true significance of personal and professional integrity.

In his free time, Dr. Whiteside enjoys spending time with his family, coaching kids, playing soccer, and enjoying life in beautiful Texas.

“I find immense personal and professional satisfaction in truly improving our patients’ lives by reducing their life-long burden of impaired vision.” – Stephen Whiteside, M.D.

Dr. Whiteside's Education

  • Baylor College of Medicine, M.D.
  • Storm Eye Institute, Chief Resident in Ophthalmology
  • Laser Eye Surgery and Cataract Implant Technology, Center for Research on Ocular
  • Therapeutics and Biodevices, Research Fellowship
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A.

Additional Certifications, Affiliations, & Memberships

  • Among the top LASIK and refractive surgeons in the U.S. as recognized by Trusted LASIK Surgeons.
  • Texas Ophthalmologic Association, Executive Council, Secretary, and Treasurer
  • Retina Research Center, Principal Investigator
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Texas Ophthalmological Association
  • Austin Ophthalmology Society
  • Travis County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Board Certified
  • Well-earned reputation as a trusted surgeon of military pilots and Army Special Forces.

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