Dr. Karim Jamal, MD

Dr. Karim Jamal, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Karim Jamal, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 2003 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmology, and more.

1712 E Boston St

Gilbert, AZ 85295

Contact Information

(480) 388-3280

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Jamal'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. Jamal "Our mission is to provide the highest quality medical and surgical care for patients with retinal disorders. We strive to give each person special attention, and to keep in mind the unique needs of each individual. We do our utmost to serve our Arizona communities and participate in medical research to improve the lives of our patients. We are committed to being recognized nationally and internationally as a major clinical and research center for excellence in patient care."

5  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photocoagulation
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • 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.


  • Rice U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • United Health Services
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • United Health Services
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Health South Surgery Center of Dallas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • AKEB Professional Achievement Award, 2010, 2011
  • CRCA America's top Ophthalmologists, 2011
  • The Leading Physicians of the World, 2011
  • Cambridge Who's Who registry of Executives, Professionals, and Entrepreneurs, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Jamal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jamal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jamal to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Jamal'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
Dr. Jamal Says:

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. At Retinal Consultants of Arizona, we believe in providing you with professional, attentive, and personal care while utilizing the latest technology and treatments. If you would like to email us directly about your review, or have any suggestions to make your experience better, please contact our offices directly.

Thank you,

Karim N. Jamal, MD


Patient Comments (5)

I had another doctor before Dr. Jamal. I am so thrilled they changed me to Dr. Jamal. He is kind, caring and very good.
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Dr Jamal was very pleasant, listened to my concerns, and explained everything to me and made recommendations.
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Excellent, Caring, Thorough
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My son said his eye hurt badly. It was red, and swollen, and he couldn't see out of it. None of the doctors were able too see into his eye, so they sent us to Dr. Jamal. He prescribed steroids to reduce inflammation, and finally he could see that the retina had detached. Surgeons are often cold,...more
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Came to get a second opinion and it saved my eye. Experimental treatment begun through Mayo and continued at Retinal Consultants. It is now standard practice. Dr Jamal is an Opthamologist but still at true MD in that he alerts to other areas needing medical attention as revealed by comprehensive...more
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