Dr. Joseph Schmutz, MD

Dr. Joseph Schmutz, MD

Cataract Surgery  ·  
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Age 36
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Dr. Joseph Schmutz, MD is a cataract surgery specialist in Payson, UT and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 2010 and specializes in cataract surgery, ophthalmology, and more.

1172 E 100 N Ste 4

Payson, UT 84651

Contact Information

(801) 465-2575

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Chalazion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Nearsightedness
high
more than 87% of peers
Presbyopia
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Schmutz'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schmutz "Our Mission: To provide world-class, state-of-the-art healthcare to our patients in a kind, caring, courteous, efficient, and professional manner."

4  Specialties

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

66  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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19  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • University Of Washington/Boise Vamc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Wisconsin Department Of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schmutz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schmutz's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schmutz to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Schmutz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is such a nice man. I can really tell he enjoys his job to the fullest. I would definitely recommend family and friends to see him.
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He was professional and and knowledgeable. He helped me to understand what was going on and what we needed to do to correct my strabismis. I'm not sure if that is how its spelled. The staff were helpful and courteous. Going to the doctor is never fun but they made it a pleasant experiance.
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The doctor was very on time. He took his time with me. He is a very nice man and very personable. He cares about your problems and your care.
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