Dr. Brian Hunter, MD

Dr. Brian Hunter, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Brian Hunter, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Oro Valley, AZ and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Mn Med Sch in 2004 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

10425 N Oracle Rd Ste 135

Oro Valley, AZ 85737

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 91% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hunter "We have been providing outstanding eye care to patients of all ages in Tucson and southern Arizona for over 30 years. It is our sincere desire to provide you and your family with warm, personal care and service. Our dedicated staff work together to achieve that goal. While our primary job is to take care of you, we also want to educate you about your eyes, so that you have the knowledge and power needed to take an active role in your care. We invite you to visit our web site to learn more."

6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

75  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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14  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin and Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Arizona Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Moran Eye Center, University Of Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hunter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hunter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hunter to family and friends
45 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

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  • 3
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Dr. Hunter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Dr Hunter is very good at diagnoses, treatment plans his staff is absolutely horrible. I have seen him 3 times and twice was told I either had the wrong office or wrong date. I brought my appointment card with me to confirm that I was correct, they still argued with me. I have worked in the...more
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The entire cataract surgery experience was first class...from first visit, the surgeries and follow up. Dr. Hunter brings the right combination of clinical expertise and human understanding to his work. He listens! I wish all physicians were this good. Thank you Dr. Hunter!
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Dr. Hunter performed my initial eye exam and both eye surgeries. Very personable with an excellent bedside manner. He quickly sets you at ease, explains the entire process and takes the time to listen and answer any question. I'm very pleased with the results of my cataract & implant surgery...more
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Dr. Hunter is very kind, knowledgeable, and makes you feel comfortable about having surgery on your eyes. His nurses were gentle and kind. I love the way they all explained exactly what they were doing to you each step of the way He is my hero! I've been wearing glasses since the 3rd grade and now...more
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Dr. Hunter was able to help me with an eye problem that 2 other doctors had been unable to solve. I saw him after the eye drops and regimen prescribed by my other doctors didn't clear up my eye infection. He had excellent follow-up on my issues as well.
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