Dr. Stephen C. Pflugfelder MD Ophthalmologist
Dr. Stephen Pflugfelder is an ophthalmologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ben Taub General Hospital and Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 19 doctors at Ben Taub General Hospital and one of 12 at Methodist Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology
The Methodist Hospital
Ranked #13 in Ophthalmology
Ben Taub General Hospital
Education & Medical Training
Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1982–1985
University of Pennsylvania
Internship, Transitional Year, 1981–1982
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Class of 1981
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology
TX State Medical License
Active through 2014
FL State Medical License
Active through 2016
Awards, Honors & Recognition
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Publications & Presentations
A potential link between bacterial pathogens and allergic conjunctivitis by dendritic cells.
Deng, R.,Su, Z.,Lu, F.,Zhang, L.,Lin, J.,Zhang, X.,de Paiva, C. S.,Pflugfelder, S. C.,Li, D. Q.
What causes dryness in Sjögren syndome patients and how can it be targeted?
Pflugfelder, S. C.
Topical interferon-gamma neutralization prevents conjunctival goblet cell loss in experimental murine dry eye.
Zhang, X.,De Paiva, C. S.,Su, Z.,Volpe, E. A.,Li, D. Q.,Pflugfelder, S. C.
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6550 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 798-6100
Fax: (713) 798-4231