Dr. Craig Suiter, MD

Dr. Craig Suiter, MD

Ophthalmic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
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Dr. Craig Suiter, MD is an ophthalmic surgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University of Arizona in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmic surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

7245 E Osborn Rd Ste 4

Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Actions Healthcare Management
  • Aetna
  • Alta Health Network
  • Altec
  • Ameriben
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 98 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Suiter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pterygium
very high
more than 99% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 91% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Suiter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Suiter "Dr. Craig Suiter is a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist devoting most of his time to cataract surgery, treatment of glaucoma and surgical removal of pterygiums. Dr. Suiter was raised in Phoenix and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arizona in 1985 with a degree in biology. He continued with the University of Arizona and received his medical degree in 1989 as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Minnesota Hospital in 1993 and joined Arizona Eye Specialists. Dr. Suiter is the current president of Arizona Eye Specialists. He also served as president of the Phoenix Ophthalmological Society, 2009-2010 and as Medical Director of Arizona Ophthalmic Outpatient Surgery Center, 1999-2007. He is on the medical staff of seven Valley hospitals. Dr. Suiter keeps young at heart by playing Ultimate Frisbee, running marathons, hiking the Grand Canyon and traveling around the world."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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 Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Tucson Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Minnesota Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Suiter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Suiter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Suiter to family and friends
3.3
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Suiter's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Suiter is an outstanding Opthalmologist. I cannot recommend him highly enough. He is kind, has a great sense of humor, establishes a rapport with each patient, and spends sufficient time with each patient. I saw him a number of years ago for a vitreous detachment. He also performed cataract...more
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