Dr. James A. Hiatt, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 43

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Dr. Hiatt's Experience

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Dr. Hiatt's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center
1955 W Frye Rd
Chandler, AZ 85224
Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Swagel-Wooten Eye Center
Swagel-Wooten Eye Center
220 S 63rd St
Mesa, AZ 85206
Swagel-Wooten Eye Center
3940 S Alma School Rd # A3
Chandler, AZ 85248
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    Dr. Hiatt's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Heterophoria
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
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    • Macular Edema
    • Migraine
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Strabismus
    • Stye
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Trichiasis
    • Ulcer
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Kansas School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1999

    Internship Hospital

    Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Kansas School Of Medicine, Department Of Opthalmology

    Fellowship Hospital

    Boxerwachler Vision Institute, California
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hiatt & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Hiatt's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Hiatt has admitting privileges:

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    • Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center

    • Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hiatt

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
    • 26 responses
    • 1 review
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    3.8 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
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    Awesome experience! Both my parents had their cataracts removed by Dr. Hiatt. My only complaint is the wait time for surgery, which is about 3 hours before they were called back to the surgical suite. The staff informs you of the expected wait time during the consultation appointment, though.

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Hiatt accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • AARP
    • Aetna
    • Ameriben
    • American Republic
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Assurant Health
    • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
    • Bankers Life and Casualty
    • Banner Health
    • Bashas Benefit Trust
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Care 1st Health Plan
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
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    Office Locations

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    Swagel-Wooten Eye Center
    220 S 63rd St
    Mesa, AZ 85206
    (480) 641-3937 (Office)
    (480) 924-5094 (Fax)
    B
    Swagel-Wooten Eye Center
    3940 S Alma School Rd # A3
    Chandler, AZ 85248
    (480) 786-3937 (Office)
    (480) 786-3956 (Fax)
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    At Your Appointment

    What to Ask Your Doctor About Dry Eyes

    A Closer Look at Cataracts

    In most cases, you most likely will not experience any symptoms until the cataract is advanced.
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