Dr. Jeffrey Kay, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Kay, MD

Ophthalmic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Jeffrey Kay, MD is an ophthalmic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University of Arizona in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmic surgery.

20940 N Tatum Blvd Ste 250

Phoenix, AZ 85050

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
normal
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Kay'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pediatric Glaucoma
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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 Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Arizona
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kay's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kay to family and friends
21 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Kay's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Kay is a wonderful doctor. My son was up all night holding his eye open from pressure and pain. We were desperate to find a doctor to help give him some relief and help us with this brand new condition (my son's regular eye doctor was out of town.) We found Dr. Kay online and gave him a call...more
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I have glaucoma and blind in one eye. I need to make sure I see an Opthamologist. I moved here 1-1/2 yrs ago from Wa.state and my Dr there recommended Dr Kay. My first appt 1-1/2 yrs ago with Dr Kay was brief, 5 min.sat me down to a TV for glaucoma. ??? His DO Dr. Flint is the only one who sees...more
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Very professional surgeon. Communication was superior as to what surgery he was going to perform and the expected results. His staff followed in his shadow. Communication was constant on each visit as to my progress. Excellent results as I expected. Recommend highly.
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Dr. Kay's whole staff are very beautiful people. Very helpful and kind. They make you feel ery comfortable .
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If you enjoy spending your entire day waiting at an office, then this is the place or you. Dr. Kay has no problem making you wait 3 to 4 hours to be seen. Also doesn't seem to mind that it is very inconvenient to not except credit/debit cards because he might lose a little revenue. After his...more
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