Dr. Matthew Hammond, MD

Dr. Matthew Hammond, MD

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Dr. Matthew Hammond, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from G WASHINGTON UNIV SCH MED & HLTH SCI in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

220 S 63rd St

Mesa, AZ 85206

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Ameriben
  • American Family Insurance
  • American Republic
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross
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Top Care Areas

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Keratoconus
high
more than 89% of peers
Herpetic Keratitis
normal
more than 82% of peers
Blepharitis
normal
more than 79% of peers

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Dr. Hammond's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hammond "Matthew D. Hammond, M.D., FACS is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Hammond provides medical and surgical eye care for patients of all ages.Post residency, Dr. Hammond was selected Chief of Ophthalmology at Bayne- Jones Army Community Hospital. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and the Humanitarian award for his efforts at Bayne-Jones and during Hurricane Katrina.Upon completion of that assignment, he was promoted to Chief of Ophthalmology and Director of WarFighter Refractive Surgery at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. While in Germany, he served as the European Consultant for Ophthalmology and refractive surgery.Dr. Hammond was also the "go to" doctor for all eye care needs for theaters of engagement in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. His greatest honor has been serving the injured Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen of the United States Military. For his service at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, he was awarded the Meritorious Service Med.Originally from Cache Valley, Dr. Hammond and his wife Jennifer have four boys and a girl. Dr. Hammond enjoys skiing, tennis, waterskiing, and traveling with his family."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hammond "To help people see the world and themselves in it clearly by providing an excellent experience through Customer Service, Up-To-Date Procedures and Superior Outcomes."

10  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Orbital Disorders
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Color Blindness
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss

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15  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Utah State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • G WASHINGTON UNIV SCH MED & HLTH SCI
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center Ntl Cap Consort
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center Ntl Cap Consort
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hammond has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hammond's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammond to family and friends
272 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (272)

  • 5
    (230)
  • 4
    (24)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (5)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Hammond'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I had cataract surgery with Dr. Hammond and I could not be happier!
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Dr. Hammond is always so friendly. He always walks me to the check out desk and let us the front office staff know exactly what I need to be scheduled for in the future.
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Dr. Hammond was great. He explained my condition in a way I could understand. I am very happy with my vision after cataract surgery.
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Extremely competent, caring and committed surgeon with genuine bedside manner ! After one LASIK procedure I have 20:20 vision. I did a lot of research on top docs in the Phoenix area. I am also a doctor and surgeon, so was very particular and cautious with whom I trusted my vision and livelihood....more
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Had cataract surgery on both eyes done by Dr. Hammond. I was a bit nervous at first but his staff, the surgical center and Dr. Hammond made the experience so comfortable and absolutely pain free. The surgical center is intimate and you are not rushed. I have had very good results and highly...more
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