Dr. John Knippers, MD

Dr. John Knippers, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Dr. John Knippers, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Show Low, AZ and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Wi in 2006 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

1610 S White Mountain Rd

Show Low, AZ 85901

Contact Information

(928) 537-3937

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
  • 27 More

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Top Care Areas

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more than 78% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 76% of peers
more than 53% of peers

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Dr. Knippers' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Knippers "Dr. John Knippers provides comprehensive medical and surgical eye care, including cataract surgery and glaucoma diagnosis and management. He was born in Boise, Idaho, and raised in Portland, Oregon. He is a graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his internship at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wis., and his residency program at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Knippers is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and has been called upon to share his expertise by speaking to groups of ophthalmologists on topics such as ocular trauma. Dr. Knippers lives in Pinetop with his wife and four children. In addition to enjoying time with his family, he likes outdoor activities, including hiking and skiing. He has also traveled to Mexico to provide surgical care to those in need."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Knippers "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."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Knippers does not have any board certifications listed.

17  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Visual Field Defects

6  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pterygium Surgery

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.


  • Med Coll Of Wi
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • St Joseph Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Knippers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Knippers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Knippers to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Knippers' 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

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Knippers is knowledgeable, informative, skilled and compassionate. He answered all of my questions and clearly explained the procedure he would be performing. The result has been excellent and I feel fortunate that he has been my doctor.
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