Dr. Vazgen R. Artounian, MD

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Specializes in Internal Medicine • Male • Age 58

7041 N 35th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85051
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St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
350 West Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013

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    • Internal Medicine
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (1/6/2011)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: West Virginia
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (6/10/2010)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Dr. Vazgen Roger Artounian; License # 31593

      Nature of Complaint:

      The Board received a complaint regarding the respondent’s care and treatment of a 67 year-old patient, alleging failure to timely diagnose and treat breast cancer.

      Action Taken:

      It is hereby Ordered that the respondent is issued a Letter of Reprimand. The respondent is placed on probation for a period of 1 year, subject to the following terms and conditions:

      1. The respondent shall enter a contract with a Board-approved monitoring company to provide all monitoring services.
      2. The respondent shall complete the PACE medical recordkeeping course within 6 months.
      3. The contractor shall conduct periodic chart reviews upon completion of the PACE Medical Recordkeeping course.
      4. The respondent shall obey all laws and all rules governing the practice of medicine in the State of Arizona.
    • State: Arizona

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad Central Del Este (Uce), Facultad De Medicina
    Graduated in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Artounian & Staff

    • English
    • Armenian
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    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. Artounian's Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Artounian to family and friends

    12 responses
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    Dr. Artounian's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    12 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 8 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Artounian
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    7041 N 35th Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85051
    (602) 336-0700 (Office)
    (602) 336-0800 (Fax)
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