Dr. Curtis Winkler, MD

Dr. Curtis Winkler, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
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Dr. Curtis Winkler, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read his story

4915 E Baseline Rd Ste 114

Gilbert, AZ 85234

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
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Top Care Areas


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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 96% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
more than 87% of peers
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Winkler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Winkler "Dr. Curtis Winkler is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He received his medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He completed his internship and his ophthalmology residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His special interests include cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, pterygia and general ocular disease and trauma. Dr. Winkler served in the US Air Force as an ophthalmic surgeon in the Pacific Air Force. He is President of the Arizona Ophthalmological Society and a five-year member of the Executive Committee. He was appointed by Governor Janet Napolitano to sit on the State Board of Optometry in 2004. He is also a member of the Phoenix Ophthalmological Society. Dr. Winkler enjoys spending time with his family, hiking and camping in beautiful Arizona."


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  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anisocoria
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects


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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

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  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Baylor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Winkler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Thai

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Winkler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Winkler to family and friends
based on 14 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Winkler's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Gilbert, AZ
Please research this doctor prior to seeing him, especially if you are a senior like I am. If you are concerned with eye disease, seek another doctor.
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in Indianapolis
Traveling from out of town, experiencing eye issues. Prompt professional! Very satisfied
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in Apache Junction, AZ
Wonderful experience with cataract surgery performed by Dr. Winkler. He is a warm and caring physician.
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in Gilbert, AZ
What a superb physician, he provided me with several options, explained the options, then help me find the best one. His performance in the operating room was second to none...it's really good to be able to see out of my right eye again. He the kind of Dr that I would want my mom to go to. What a...more
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in Gilbert, AZ
This was the worst appointment I've ever had with a doctor. He was overbearing and berating and wouldn't let me speak when I tried to explain the reason for my visit. At one point I finally had to tell him to back off from attacking me verbally. I truly just wanted to get up and walk out of the...more
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