Dr. Joseph P. Zitar, MD

Dr. Joseph P. Zitar, MD http://cdn.hgimg.com/img/silhouettes/silhouette-male_w120h160_v1.jpg Visit Healthgrades for information on Dr. Joseph P. Zitar, MD. Find Phone & Address information, medical practice history, affiliated hospitals and more.

Specializes in Internal Medicine • Male • Age 45

10900 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 603
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices

Key things you need to know about
Dr. Zitar:

1

Dr. Zitar's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

2

Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Scottsdale Healthcare - Thompson Peak Hospital
7400 East Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Scottsdale Healthcare - Osborn Medical Center
7400 East Osborn Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

MoreKnow where you'll be treated

Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

3

Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Zitar

Healthgrades

8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

4

Appointments & Offices

Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Desert Vista Medical Associates
Desert Vista Medical Associates
10900 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 603
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
MoreSchedule an appointment
Healthgrades

7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

Find the Right Doctor For You.

  • Internal Medicine
Dr. Jay S. Friedman, MD
2.67 miles away
Dr. Neel Patel, MD
2.72 miles away
Dr. Mark G. Webb, MD
Same location as Dr. Zitar
Dr. Walter E. Koppenbrink, MD
5.55 miles away
Dr. Constantia A. Abarikwu, MD
5.53 miles away
Dr. Zulfiqar U. Farooqui, MD
0.49 miles away
Dr. Michael E. Stevens, MD
Same location as Dr. Zitar
Dr. Sadankumar K. Patel, MD
1.61 miles away
Dr. Steven E. Weisman, MD
2.92 miles away
Dr. Nolawi M. Mengesha, MD
7.67 miles away
The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.
  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

    Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

    Dr. Zitar's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    1

    Procedures Dr. Zitar Performs

    Dr. Zitar does not have any procedures listed. If you are Dr. Zitar and would like to add procedures you perform, please update your free profile.

    2

    Conditions Dr. Zitar Treats

    Dr. Zitar does not have any conditions listed. If you are Dr. Zitar and would like to add conditions you treat, please update your free profile.

    3

    Background Check for Dr. Zitar

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • 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.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Arizona College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Zitar & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Zitar'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. Zitar has admitting privileges:

    Viewing 1 of 2
    • Scottsdale Healthcare - Osborn Medical Center

    • Scottsdale Healthcare - Thompson Peak Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Zitar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zitar to family and friends

    23 responses
    same as
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

    Take the Survey
    Dr. Joseph P. Zitar, MD
    Are you Dr. Zitar?
    Post a response on your personalized profile.
    Dr. Zitar's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    21 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    20 responses
    same as
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 20 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Zitar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    23 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    23 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    23 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    23 responses
    above
    national average

    How was your experience with Dr. Zitar?

    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Zitar and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

    Your participation
    is confidential

  4. MVC Widget Error

    MVC Widget Exception: Unable to load View for Widget named "Appointments And Offices Brightspot Half Cards" with file named "_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotHalfCardsPartial". Please confirm that this partial view exists. The error was: The view '_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotHalfCardsPartial' or its master was not found or no view engine supports the searched locations. The following locations were searched: ~/Areas/directory-search/Views/ProviderProfile/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotHalfCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Areas/directory-search/Views/Shared/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotHalfCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Areas/directory-search/Views/ProviderProfile/SubPartials/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotHalfCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Areas/directory-search/Views2/ProviderProfile/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotHalfCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Areas/directory-search/Views2/ProviderProfile/SubPartials/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotHalfCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Views/ProviderProfile/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotHalfCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Views/ProviderProfile/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotHalfCardsPartial.vbhtml ~/Views/Shared/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotHalfCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Views/Shared/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotHalfCardsPartial.vbhtml
    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Zitar accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    More
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • MultiPlan
    • Pipefitters
    • Principal Life
    • Priority Health
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    Less

    Office Locations

    A
    Desert Vista Medical Associates
    10900 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 603
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    (480) 607-3800 (Office)
    Loading map. Loading map...

    MVC Widget Error

    MVC Widget Exception: Unable to load View for Widget named "Appointments And Offices Brightspot Full Cards" with file named "_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotFullCardsPartial". Please confirm that this partial view exists. The error was: The view '_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotFullCardsPartial' or its master was not found or no view engine supports the searched locations. The following locations were searched: ~/Areas/directory-search/Views/ProviderProfile/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotFullCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Areas/directory-search/Views/Shared/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotFullCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Areas/directory-search/Views/ProviderProfile/SubPartials/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotFullCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Areas/directory-search/Views2/ProviderProfile/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotFullCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Areas/directory-search/Views2/ProviderProfile/SubPartials/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotFullCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Views/ProviderProfile/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotFullCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Views/ProviderProfile/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotFullCardsPartial.vbhtml ~/Views/Shared/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotFullCardsPartial.cshtml ~/Views/Shared/_AppointmentsAndOfficesBrightspotFullCardsPartial.vbhtml
Close | Delete Cookie | | Show Render Tools | Debug Home
Placement Content Ajax: No Ajax Call
Layout: Sponsor: Sponsor Found: Facility: Practice: Office: RenderDartTag:
Set Codes   Sponsor:     Facility:    
Placements on Page With No Data All Placements With Data From Matrix
Placements on Page With Data
Close | Delete Cookie | Show Render Tools | PDC Debugger | Content Locator | Debug Home | Cache | Cookies | Hide Ads | Show Basic V2 | No JS Compress | No CSS Compress | Show information logging | Highlight MBoxes | Omniture Debugger | Optimus Test Harness | All specialties | Rolledup Specialties | Practicing Specialties | Show PSR Score