Dr. Kathleen Duerksen, MD

Dr. Kathleen Duerksen, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 50
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kathleen Duerksen, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Tucson, AZ. She graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, ophthalmology, and more.

5979 E Grant Rd Ste 115

Tucson, AZ 85712

Contact Information

(520) 751-8030

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blepharoplasty
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Eyelid
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wrinkles

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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Grafts
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
  • Wrinkle Removal

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

  • Goshen College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Albany Medical College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Duerksen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Duerksen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Duerksen to family and friends
4.3
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Duerksen'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Tucson, AZ
She's very caring & will go "above & beyond" for her patients. My husband saw her on Tuesday & her competent & compassionate staff worked to get him approved for surgery the following Thursday! Our next appointment brought her from 5 to 4 stars. We were seen 1 1/2 late. When the reason is that she...more
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in Tombstone, AZ
She and her staff makes me feel like l am her only patient. The only reason I went to her was cancer on lower eyelid. I was awake during surgery, I remember what they said and was more comfortable than any other surgery (6) I have experienced. I would have my children go to her!
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