Dr. Michael Depenbusch, MD

Dr. Michael Depenbusch, MD

Ophthalmic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Michael Depenbusch, MD is an ophthalmic surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmic surgery.

604 W Warner Rd Ste B6

Chandler, AZ 85225

Contact Information

(480) 963-3881

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 97% of peers
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more than 93% of peers
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more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

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  • Rockhurst University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • St. Lukes/Presbyterian
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Depenbusch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Depenbusch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Depenbusch to family and friends
106 total reviews (50 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (106)

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Dr. Depenbusch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (50)

The most horrific, incompetent, careless and negligent doctor I had ever seen. He performed an unnecessary surgery and caused permanent damage to my eyes. I had to go to several other doctors to get help , but a lot of permanent damage was already done. Someone should close this conman's shop.
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Office staff are horribly rude and unprofessional. Dr. is only interested in making money & does his best to up-sell his patients. AVOID AT ALL COSTS!!!
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Never met a doc this incompetent. In my case, he did not know how ocular system works. He created a major life long issue for me.
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Two of the staff are friendly, and one is unprofessional. But, these are peripheral matters. The doctor claims knowledge in areas where he has no training and skills. I also had a most horrible experience here. Major problems caused by his sheer incompetence and negligence. How I wish I had never...more
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What a great office. I needed to be seen asap because I had a contact lens stuck under my lid. I had called around and no one could see me. I called Arizona Eye Center and they got me in the same day. They informed me I might have to wait because they were squeezing me into their schedule which is...more
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