Dr. Michael Diesenhouse, MD

Dr. Michael Diesenhouse, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Michael Diesenhouse, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from EMORY UNIV SCH OF MED in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5240 E Knight Dr Ste 104

Tucson, AZ 85712

Contact Information

(520) 795-4202

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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very high
more than 84% of peers
more than 88% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 85% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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2  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Thomas Jefferson U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Emory U Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Diesenhouse has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Diesenhouse's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Diesenhouse to family and friends
15 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Diesenhouse's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I kept pushing back the thought that he had a bad bed side manner but then while in surgery i remember him startling me by yelling at me telling me not to look away from the light (2) times i can understand being firm might have been needed for my safety but on my next eye surgery he stopped. by...more
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I thought Dr. Diesenhouse had a crummy bedside manner, he seemed like he was only concerned abut getting his copay.he seemed very rushed and to be perfectly honest he did not seemed to be concerned about assisting me with my eye problems. I felt that he was there to just pick up my copay hurry off...more
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My wife and I both made appointments for an annual eye exam. We moved in from out of state and used this website to select our opthamologist; and we settled on Dr. D. We are glad we did! He and his team were outstanding. The entire process (from appointment setting, to exam time and quality and...more
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Dr. Diesenhouse restored my vision to 20/20, both eyes. The surgeries were done two weeks apart, within the last month (April/May, 2016). My right eye was a '4, or mature cataract; it was considered a complex surgery. I cannot believe how well I see now; it is like being born again. I was never...more
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Dr. D. is considerate, professional and responsive. He makes himself available in emergency situations and has top grade professional connections when another specialist is required. He listens well, spends time with his patients and seems to genuinely care for our well-being. His office staff...more
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