Dr. Brandon Suedekum, MD

Dr. Brandon Suedekum, MD

Ophthalmic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Brandon Suedekum, MD is an ophthalmic surgery doctor who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Read his story

3815 E Bell Rd Ste 2500

Phoenix, AZ 85032

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Concentra
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
high
more than 84% of peers
Senile Cataracts
normal
more than 78% of peers
Keratoconus
normal
more than 72% of peers

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Dr. Suedekum's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Suedekum "Brandon K. Suedekum, M.D. is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and completed his fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida. This subspecialty period is an additional one year program above and beyond the usual training for ophthalmologists. Dr. Suedekum earned his three year residency in Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed a one year internship in Internal Medicine at Fairview Hospital, and affiliate of the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Medical Degree ( M.D.) from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Suedekum has been involved in both basic science and clinical research and has completed an externship at the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health. He has a special interest in the immunology of allograft rejection after corneal transplantation surgery and the genetic basis of Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy. He was awarded the Resident Research Award while at Case Western Reserve University. He has given lectures and presentations at national and international ophthalmology meetings on these subjects and has published multiple articles in United States ophthalmology journals. He has served as a manuscript reviewer for the journal Cornea. Dr. Suedekum is fluent in Spanish and has performed health-related services in Mexico. He travels extensively and enjoys amateur photography. He is an accomplished jazz saxophonist and has performed and taught at several jazz academies in Europe. He has served as a coordinator of jazz performances at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology Joint Meeting."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Suedekum "Treat the patient as if they were our own family member.  Understand the importance of their surgeries/questions and strive to stay humble and available with each patient.  No matter how many surgeries we perform, the two eyes that matter most belong to you!"
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Tumor
  • Chalazion
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Hole
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Descemet's Stripping With Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery

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

  • UMKC Sch Med
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Fairview Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Suedekum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Suedekum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Suedekum to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Suedekum'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 (1)
in Glendale |
Very professional Ophthalmology Doctor, that cares about his patients 100%, the kindest human being that always worries about the health of his patients.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Suedekum accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Concentra
  • CopperPoint Mutual
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • CRS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Choice of Arizona
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
  • LifeWise
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
  • MultiPlan
    RAN/AMN
  • Phoenix Health Plan
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • Triwest
    TriCare/TriWest
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    AHCCCS Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Suedekum has admitting privileges

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HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center
9003 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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