Dr. Duane Mitzel, MD

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Dr. Duane Mitzel, MD

Dr. Duane Mitzel 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 Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. After his residency, he received the highest score in the country on the American Board of Ophthalmology exam in1983. Dr. Mitzel is currently Chief of Ophthalmology and Director of Ophthalmology Residency at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. He has faculty appointments to the University of Arizona Medical School in Tucson and Phoenix, Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is also an Associate Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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Dr. Mitzel's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Chandler, AZ |
He is fantastic!!! Great bedside manner. Very informative.
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Dr. Duane Mitzel 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 Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

After his residency, he received the highest score in the country on the American Board of Ophthalmology exam in1983. Dr. Mitzel is currently Chief of Ophthalmology and Director of Ophthalmology Residency at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. He has faculty appointments to the University of Arizona Medical School in Tucson and Phoenix, Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is also an Associate Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Washington University St Louis

    Graduated in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Barnes Jewish Hospital S Campus
    San Francisco Gen Hospital M C

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery