Dr. Hema Sugumaran, MD

Dr. Hema Sugumaran, MD

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Dr. Hema Sugumaran is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. She provides comprehensive eye care with an emphasis on the management of glaucoma. Dr. Sugumaran serves patients at Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center locations in Phoenix, Chandler, Mesa, Sun City and Surprise. Dr. Sugumaran was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor in Science in Natural Sciences and a Minor in Chemistry at the University of Akron in Ohio. She then received her Medical Degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University in 2007, along with the honor of election to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society. Dr. Sugumaran broadened her expertise by completing a prestigious clinical research fellowship at the LuEsther T. Mertz Retinal Research Laboratory, Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital in New York City. She subsequently completed a residency in ophthalmology at Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine in Great Neck, N.Y. In the final year of her residency, she held the distinguished position of Chief Resident. She has presented at national and international meetings and has published multiple peer-reviewed articles. Outside of medicine, Dr. Sugumaran enjoys spending time with her husband and children as well as reading and outdoor activities.

4800 N 22nd St

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Admar
  • Advantra
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Avesis
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • 28 More

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more than 71% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 69% of peers
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
more than 56% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear


  • Cataract Removal Surgery

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0 Sanctions

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  • University Of Akron
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Hofstra North Shore Long Island Jewish School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Luesther T. Mertz Retinal Research Laboratory
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sugumaran's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sugumaran to family and friends
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Sugumaran's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Surprise, AZ |
This Dr. is EXCELLENT I would recommend her to any one. She took her time to ensure that I knew everything about my problem and was very easy to talk to. She answered all question and made me feel very at ease with what she was going to do. Would not want any other Dr. for my Eyes.
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Dr. Sugumaran accepts 37 insurance carriers
  • Admar
  • Advantra
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Avesis
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • Cigna
    Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Gila River HealthCare
  • Health Choice of Arizona
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • HealthStar
  • Humana
    Vision Care Plan (VCP)
  • Indian Health Service
  • Maricopa Health Plan
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • MultiPlan
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • Nationwide
  • Opticare
  • Phoenix Health Plan
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Spectera
  • Starmark
  • Superior Vision
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Today's Options
    Medicare Advantage
  • Triwest
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Benefits of America

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