Dr. Richard M. Kootman, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 57

13943 N 91st Ave
Peoria, AZ 85381
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Hospital Quality

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Banner Boswell Medical Center
10401 West Thunderbird Boulevard
Sun City, AZ 85351
Arrowhead Hospital
18701 North 67th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Arrowhead Eye Center
Arrowhead Eye Center
13943 N 91st Ave
Peoria, AZ 85381
Scottsdale Office
10505 N 69th St Ste 1000
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
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    Dr. Kootman's Experience

    Dr. Kootman's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
    • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
    • Anterior Segment Surgery
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Cornea & External Diseases
    • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
    • Glaucoma
    • Ophthalmic Surgery
    1
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Glaucoma Treatment
    • Laser Cataract Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Refractive Surgery
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    2
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Scar
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Migraine
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pinguecula
    • Presbyopia
    • Pterygium
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    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Stye
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    St Joseph Med Center
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Tulane Med Center
    Complete in 1989

    Fellowship Hospital

    St Louis University School Med
    Complete in 1990

    Undergraduate Schools

    Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Graduated in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kootman & 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. Kootman'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. Kootman has admitting privileges:

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    • Arrowhead Hospital

    • Banner Boswell Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kootman

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kootman to family and friends

    19 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Kootman's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 18 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Kootman
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
    above
    national average

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Arrowhead Eye Center
    13943 N 91st Ave
    Peoria, AZ 85381
    (623) 561-1995 (Office)
    (623) 561-2446 (Fax)
    B
    Scottsdale Office
    10505 N 69th St Ste 1000
    Scottsdale, AZ 85253
    (623) 561-1995 (Office)
    C
    Wickenburg Office
    108 N Frontier St
    Wickenburg, AZ 85390
    (928) 684-0432 (Office)
    (928) 684-0432 (Fax)
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