Dr. Peter Weisskopf, MD

Dr. Peter Weisskopf, MD

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Neurosurgery

Dr. Peter Weisskopf, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U SC Sch of Med in 1992. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Locations

Mayo Clinic - Arizona

Phoenix - Cancer5777 E Mayo Blvd Fl 2 Phoenix, AZ 85054
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Weisskopf is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital Phoenix, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Friendly Staff Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Weisskopf's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Weisskopf

3.6

Based on 70 ratings

5 Stars
61.42857142857143%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
5.714285714285714%
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2 Stars
2.857142857142857%
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1 Star
30%
(21)
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I have gone to Dr. Weiskoph for a few years and have never found him very approachable and even condescending. I had been told that unless you have something surgical (mine is Meniere's disease) he is a waste of time but since there are limited choices for my condition I stayed with him. This time I had some new concerns to discuss but found he was worse than usual. He actually made me feel stupid for my concerns/questions. My visit was a total waste of my time and money. There is no way I would return to him ever again even if I was having major issues.
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Dec 20, 2020
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Very professional. He has a direct manner of communication which I really like. He tells the truth which is getting to be a rare quality in physicians these days who avoid factual discussions. Honesty and giving accurate expectations are what is necessary even if the reality is not what we are hoping for. His style is refreshing and one that is very helpful and honest. My surgery (insertion of a cochlear implant) went well with no complications. His staff is amazing. He or his staff answered messages via the Mayo Clinic portal quickly. I am a very satisfied patient. I highly recommend Dr. Weisskopf.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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David Smith – Jun 11, 2020
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Great work! He fixed another doctors surgery. His was faster and less painful and it worked!
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Winnipeg, MB – Jul 01, 2017
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My son has had ear problems since birth. He has had 3 invasive ear surgeries over the last 5 or so years. The first one was done by Dr. Weisskopf and everything went perfectly. His second was done by his primary E.N.T. and it was not even close to as smooth as his first. Due to complications, I searched for Dr. Weisskopf as he had joined Mayo to re-perform the second surgery. And once again, it was smooth and almost pain free. Best of the best, no question!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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L. Casanova in Phoenix, AZ – Jul 01, 2017
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Sent here by my ENT doctor for an ear problem. Needed surgery and was told he was great. We had a long talk about my choices, but surgery was the only way to fix my ear cyst. He is at the Mayo Clinic which was great. He did a great job and surgery was easy. Dr W did a good job explaining everything and so I knew what to expect.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
6 people found this helpful
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Los Angeles, CA – Jun 03, 2017
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He operated on my ear anddid a good job. I had some reports from other doctors and I read some of the reviews here saying he didn't look at them. He didn't look at mine either so I asked him. He reads them all on his computer before he even saw me! I like him and he has a lot of experience and Mayo clinic is a great place.
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Kathee in Roubaix, HDF – May 20, 2017
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I had a ear problem for many years, and saw 3 other doctors without relief. Dr W knew right away what was wrong, and explained everything including what I could do about it. He gave me choices , and told me what he could fix and what he couldn't fix. I think some of these people are mad cause they have a problem that isn't fixable! He did an operation, and everything is getting better. Great job! And he is at the Mayo Clinic now.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
6 people found this helpful
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Phoenix, AZ – May 09, 2017
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Saw Dr. Weisskopf after waiting 2 months. Old Dr. was retiring and Weisskopf was taking his place. Very unhappy. The doctor did not listen, seem to care or even think about what my main symptoms and concerns were. All he wanted to do was treat me for issues which were not the biggest problem and insist his treatment was the best even though other doctors and hospitals stated clearly this was a destructive and permanent treatment method. I have an appointment at another major clinic. Sorry Mayo.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Phoenix, AZ – Feb 28, 2017
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I had the same experience with Dr. Weisskopf. He has a terrible bedside manner. He was rude, dismissive, kept interrupting me when I tried to talk. He did not seem interested in knowing about my symptoms and hardly looked at the other paperwork that I brought in for him to look at including a journal of what my symptoms have been over three months. Seemed he didn't want to give me the time a day and was eager to move on to his next patient. I would not recommend him. Left frustrated.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
10 people found this helpful
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Chandler, AZ – Oct 09, 2016
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One of the worst doctors I've ever seen. Completely dismissive and rude, didn't even look at my scans or prior history and made comments that I don't have a certain disease based on facts he hadn't even taken the time to review and doctors notes confirming these.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
10 people found this helpful
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Alhambra, CA – Sep 29, 2016
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Dr. Weisskopf has been my hearing physician for many years. He has been kind, listens to me very well and makes suggestions to make my life less difficult as I suffer from Vertigo now and then. I love his personality and appreciate his experience. I would definitely recommend him!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
9 people found this helpful
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Cindy L in Phoenix, AZ – Mar 10, 2016
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Dr. Weisskopf was flat out rude, not only did he not listen but he would not let you speak. He wasted my time, which is as valuable as his. He did not even look at records he required by faxed. Another waste of my time. I would not send my worst enemy to this doctor. Bad attitude. He thinks he is special. He might be a good doctor but his patients will never know because he was so rude.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
14 people found this helpful
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Sun City, AZ – Feb 23, 2016
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Dr. Weisskopf's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Acoustic Neuroma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weisskopf treats Acoustic Neuroma more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Weisskopf treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Cerebrovascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weisskopf treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Weisskopf treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Weisskopf's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Aneurysm
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Inner Ear Diseases
  • Balance Testing
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cholesterol Granuloma
  • Chondroma
  • Chronic Ear Infections
  • Chronic Ear Infections (Pediatric)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Concussion
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Deafness
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dural Tear
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • ENT Surgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Fibrous Dysplasia
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hemangioma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Lipomas
  • Mastoiditis
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Neuropathy
  • Neurovascular Conditions
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Paralysis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pediatric Cholesteatomas
  • Pediatric Neurological Disorders
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Vertigo

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(480) 702-3719

Dr. Weisskopf accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Choice PPO
Ameriben
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AZ Benefit Options
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
Bashas Benefit Trust
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
City of Mesa Health Plan
CRS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Humana
Gold
Humana HMO
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
MultiPlan
Phoenix Health Plan
Phoenix Health Plan (w/prior authorization)
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare HMO
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare
Veteran Administration Plan
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC
Zenith Administrators Inc

About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Weisskopf, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U SC Sch...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology

Education

2005
House Ear Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Naval Medical Center San Diego
Residency Hospital
1993
Naval Medical Center San Diego
Internship Hospital
1992
U SC Sch of Med
Medical School
1988
U.C. Santa Barbara
Undergraduate School
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Awards

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Does Dr. Peter Weisskopf, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Weisskopf has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. Peter Weisskopf, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Weisskopf frequently treats Acoustic Neuroma, Cerebrovascular Disease, and Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration . See all procedures and conditions Dr. Weisskopf treats.

Where is Dr. Peter Weisskopf, MD's office located?

Dr. Weisskopf's office is located at 5777 E Mayo Blvd Fl 2, Phoenix, AZ 85054. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Phoenix, AZ

93% Patients that would definitely recommend, 23% higher than the national average

33 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)