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Our Team of Doctors


Bachelor of Science, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida
Doctorate of Medicine, University of Virginia, School of Medicine
Internship, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami
Ophthalmology Residency, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship, Wills Eye Hospital
Faculty, Wills Eye Hospital Department of Telemedicine and Technology Innovation


Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Assocations and Affiliations

American Society of Retina Specialists
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital
Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center
Rinehart Surgery Center, Orlando Health Lake Mary
AdventHealth Altamonte Springs

Honors and Awards

Ron Michels Fellow, Ron G. Michels Fellowship Foundation
Heed Fellow, Society of Heed Fellows
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society
UVA Medical School Foundation Class of 1969 Scholarship

Research Experience

Doctor Houston has extensive research experience on surgical and medical retinal diseases and ocular oncology. He has over 70 peer-reviewed publications and presentations at national and international conferences. Doctor Houston is a manuscript reviewer for Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences (IOVS) and Retina. He is also a contributing writer for Retina Today, New Retina MD, and iMedical

Fellow of the ASRS

Dr. Steven Houston has qualified to receive the new Fellow of The American Society of Retina Specialists (FASRS) designation! The FASRS is awarded based on criteria that recognize members in good standing who have demonstrated consistent commitment to the Society, ASRS, expertise in the management of vitreoretinal disorders, and the highest ethical and professional standards.

S.K. Steven Houston III, MD, FASRS, congratulations on your new Fellow of the ASRS designation and this outstanding achievement!

Please click for more detailed information NEWS!   Dr. Steven Houston receives Fellow of the American Society of Retina Specialists (FASRS) designation

About S.K. Steven Houston III, MD, FASRS

Doctor Steven Houston holds a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Florida and earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He completed an internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami and an ophthalmology residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL. Following residency training, Dr. Houston completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery and diseases at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

Doctor Steven Houston, FASRS, joined Florida Retina Institute in July, 2015.


Doctor Houston enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors. He loves adventure sports, skiing, running and surfing.