Dr. Desiderio Avila, MD

Dr. Desiderio Avila, MD

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Urology  |  
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40 y/o
(28)

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Dr. Desiderio Avila, MD is an urology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University of Chicago in 2003 and specializes in urology.

Ironwood Physicians, P.C./ Ironwood Urology

15920 S 48th St Ste 100

Phoenix, AZ 85048
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Alfa Insurance Company
  • Alta Health Network
  • American Republic
  • AmeriPlan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • 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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See how frequently Dr. Avila performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Erectile Dysfunction
very high
more than 98% of peers
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Avila's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Avila "His approach is centered on providing personalized, comprehensive care to each of his patients. He holds certification from the American Board of Urology and is a member of the American Urological Association. Dr. Avila is also bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish."
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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Wound Repair

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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Avila has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Avila is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Avila's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Avila to family and friends
3.8
based on 28 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Avila's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (3)

in Chandler, AZ 85248
We would very much recommend Dr. Avila as a very sincere, considerate and excellent physician! A doctor really cares over and above the commercial side of his job. A doctor with a call!
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in cave creek az
Dr Avila is one one the best. I have been waiting to speak to an office person for 20 minutes hug up called back she was very rude that she was with a patient and put me on hold again really so waited another 10 minutes..Now they will not answer the phone. Never have I been treated so rude. I am a...more
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in Chandler, AZ
Dr Avila is fantastic. Explains things thoroughly, takes the time to listen to the patient and answers all questions. Takes a very balanced approach to treatment to provide proper efficacy while ensuring patient health and safety. All the things one would look for in a doctor. The only...more
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