Dr. Jack Sipperley, MD

Dr. Jack Sipperley, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Jack Sipperley, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

4800 N 22nd St

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Contact Information

(602) 955-1000

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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Top Care Areas

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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 96% of peers
Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 91% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Sipperley's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sipperley "Dr. Sipperley graduated from University of Miami School of Medicine in 1971. He completed his internal medicine internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1972. After serving as General Medical Officer in the USAF from 1972-75, he returned to the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute to complete his residency in Ophthalmology in 1978. He then served as Chief Resident for six months while completing a Medical Retinal Fellowship following with a Vitreoretinal fellowship in 1979. An additional fellowship at Duke University completed his formal training. Dr. Sipperley returned to active duty with the USAF as the Retinal Consultant for the USAF based at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB in Texas from 1979 to 1983, serving as Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology from 1982-1983. He then accepted a joint position with the Dever's Eye Institute and Casey Eye Institute in Portland as staff retina surgeon and Director of Research. In 1986, Dr. Sipperley moved to Phoenix where he became the Director of Research and Senior Partner of Retinal Consultants of Arizona until 2010. Dr. Sipperley joined Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center 2010 as a retina surgeon and continues to see medical and surgical retinal patients and participates in continuing research endeavors. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the ASRS, EVRS, and a board member of the Arizona Ophthalmologic Society and Western Retinal Study Club."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sipperley "Our Mission: To provide world class eye care while using leading edge technology. We offer highly trained surgeons, doctors and staff to produce quality outcomes in a compassionate and patient centered environment."

4  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Hole
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

8  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Miami Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sipperley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sipperley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sipperley to family and friends
11 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sipperley's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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