Dr. Ali Ghafouri, MD

Dr. Ali Ghafouri, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(32)
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Dr. Ali Ghafouri, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

9431 E Ironwood Square Dr

Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Ectropion of Eyelid
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more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivocystorhinostomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Cornell University Med Center North Shore University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Cullen Eye Institute Baylor College Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ghafouri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ghafouri's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ghafouri to family and friends
4.7
based on 32 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ghafouri's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

I was very pleased with my visit with DrG. He explained everything very well, and was very gentle while doing the procedure
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Dr Ghafouri is a wonderful doctor. I had a Chalazion on my upper eye lid which was getting worse with conventional treatment. I was recommended to have it surgically removed. His staff was great and Dr Chafouri did the procedure in a gentle but thorough manner. I would recommend him for all eye...more
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Very nice experience ,-great doctor really liked him a lot:
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He was competent and honest. I'd use him again
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I could not have asked for a better care and attention. Procedure was painless, easy and handled with great care.
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