Dr. Bruce Newman, MD

Dr. Bruce Newman, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Bruce Newman, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

20819 N Cave Creek Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85024

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetic Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 88% 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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Wayne State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Wayne St University Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Newman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newman to family and friends
3.2
based on 13 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Newman's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Phoenix, AZ |
I've only had positive experiences with Dr Newman and his staff. This office was referred to me as my former optimologist had moved. They have exceeded my expectations when, not only did they provide a thorough Eye exam, but they also provided some treatments that I feel are a fair price and I'm...more
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Phoenix, AZ |
Worst service ever waiting and waiting while the staff is rude and uncaring. This doctor is having an issue with staff that should work for the airlines and learn manners
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in Peoria, AZ |
These professionals are wonderful. Dr. Newman is courteous, answers all questions and is as accommodating to the patients needs as possible. We especially liked Sue. She went way out of her way to be helpful, informative and welcoming. Truly great experience. All the staff there is just...more
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in Cave creek,az |
I would not recommend him to anyone... they informed me my visit would be covered under my insurance as a medical claim and they said they took my insurance. I received a bill from Newmans office months later for $450...$450???? My insurance company said they were out of network, all in all I ended...more
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in Phoenix az |
I was appreciative of their willingness to see me quickly due to an emergency iritis flare-up, but once I was there I was not impressed. I didn't get a clear diagnosis or an answer to my pain and treatment questions. In fact, I felt like I mostly treated myself. In addition to this, the staff made...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Newman accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Newman has admitting privileges

Abrazo Scottsdale Campus
3929 E Bell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
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