Dr. James Hiatt, MD

Dr. James Hiatt, MD

Ophthalmic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. James Hiatt, MD is an ophthalmic surgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmic surgery and ophthalmology.

220 S 63rd St

Mesa, AZ 85206

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Banner Health
  • 44 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hiatt performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Floaters
very high
more than 99% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hiatt'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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8  Procedures

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 Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine, Department of Opthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • BoxerWachler Vision Institute, California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hiatt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hiatt's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hiatt to family and friends
34 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Hiatt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I love coming to this office! I have seen all the doctors here and Dr. Hiatt is still my favorite. Very helpful and informative while talking with me about my condition and put my mind at ease when he did my cataract surgery.
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Dr. Hiatt is the consumate professional care possible. He takes the time to explain the test results, nature of the condition to be treated and treatment options.
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I have seen Dr. Hiatt on several occasions for diabetic eye checkups. Recently he preformed cataract surgery on both of my eyes. I choose the Crystalens. I now have 20/20 vision at all ranges. Dr. Hiatt and his staff were very informative before the surgery and I am very happy with all the...more
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Dr Hiatt and his staff have taken extremely good care of myself and the many family members I have referred to his office. He is professional, runs a well organized office and his staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Dr Hiatt is thorough with his examinations, and explanations.
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Dr Hiatt is clearly knowledgeable, but his bed side manner is severely lacking. Constant, and I do mean constant, complaining about Medicare and other health insurance reimbursement. So much so that he is considering leaving ophthalmology surgery and doing basic exams. That is not my concern....more
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