Dr. Derek Kunimoto, MD

Dr. Derek Kunimoto, MD

Ophthalmic Surgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Derek Kunimoto, MD is an ophthalmic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmic surgery, vitreoretinal disease & surgery, and more.Read his story

15401 N 29th Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85053

Contact Information

(602) 222-2221

Insurance Accepted

  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • Care 1st Health Plan
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Dr. Kunimoto's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vitreoretinal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kunimoto performs Vitreoretinal Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kunimoto performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Retina Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kunimoto treats Retina Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kunimoto treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Eye Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kunimoto performs Eye Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kunimoto performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kunimoto's conditions and procedures:

Autoimmune Diseases
Benign Tumor
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Disorders
Retina Diseases
Retinal Surgery
Vitreoretinal Surgery

About Me

We are proud to have become Arizona's largest and most experienced ophthalmology practice focused specifically on the diagnosis and management of the retina and vitreous.
At RCA, we believe in providing you with professional, attentive, and per...

Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Wills Eye Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Wills Eye Hospital
Residency Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship Hospital
1999
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1994
Oxford University
Undergraduate School
1992
Harvard University
Undergraduate School
1999
1994
1992

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kunimoto's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kunimoto

4.2

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1 Star
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  • 31 – 45 minutes
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The wait time was what I expected. After taken back to the procedures, it was very efficient and went quickly. Dr. Kunimoto was very efficient and after the exam, he communicated his results in a easy to understand manner. Quite happy with my exam.
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Dr, Derek, I have read his Story and he also Study at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, The Best in the Country. I had retina surgery By Dr. Joseph I. Maguire at Wills Eyes and Dr. Derek study under him. I have all the Faith in the World for Dr. Derek Kunimoto, Its All GOOD
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Dr. Kunimoto is a true expert in his field, He was referred by a close friend, he is approachable, listened to me, asked a lot of questions and made sure he understood the full scope of the problems before proceeding. He is a very caring doctor who knowing I was anxious and devastated at the...Read More
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Dr. Kunimoto has a very calm manner. He has many patients but takes the time to answer your questions.
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Dr. Kunimoto is a great doctor. I would never switch doctors. I have tried other doctors with terrifying results. Dr. Kunimoto is so patient and understanding. I hate the 2-3 hour wait time but I don’t want to lose Dr. Kunimoto.
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Accountable Health Plans of America
Aetna
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Arizona Medical Network
Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Bridgeway Health Solutions
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Care 1st Health Plan
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
CorVel
CorVel PPO
Coventry Health Care
CRS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Fortified Provider Network
Galaxy Health Network
Health Choice of Arizona
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Health Net
HealthCare Consortium of Arizona
Humana
Gold
Humana PPO
Indian Health Service
Maricopa Health Plan
Mayo Clinic
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
MultiPlan
Integrated Health Plan (IHP) PPO
PHCS
PHCS PPO
Pinal/Gila LTC
Prime Health Imaging
Prime Health Imaging EPO
Prime Health Services
Private HealthCare Systems
Pyramid Life
SCAN Health Plan
Three Rivers Provider Network
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
UniCare
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
PacifiCare
PacifiCare PPO
Secure Horizons
Sierra Health
United Healthcare
University Physicians
USA Managed Care Organization
Yavapai Long Term Care

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