Dr. Richard Kootman, MD

Dr. Richard Kootman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Richard Kootman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Peoria, AZ and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

13943 N 91st Ave

Peoria, AZ 85381

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 17 More

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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7  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kootman does not have any board certifications listed.

46  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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16  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Joseph Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Tulane Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • St Louis University School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kootman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kootman to family and friends
28 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kootman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr Kootman performed eye surgery on both my eyes to correct an illness known as "map-dot" which was very painful. I am now pain free and very grateful for his expertise and professionalism. Thank you Doctor!!!
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I was very happy with my treatment by Dr. Kootman and his staff. They gave me all the information I needed regarding my procedure and provided all the follow-up care I needed.
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I have used Dr. Kootman for two cataract surgeries and been extremely happy with the results. I would recommend him to everyone.
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Going in for Eye Surgery was very scary. And I went in for both eyes. Dr Kootman has a wonderful bedside manner. His staff follows his lead in this area. They all great you with a smile and are very attentive to your needs and questions. I was informed very well in all areas by himself and all of...more
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Very fist visit, referred to Dr. Kootman by an Arrowhead ER Physician. Worst experience with the front Office. Walked out and have no plans to ever return to this office. Never got to see Dr Kootman due his front office staff. The snobby woman at the front desk never acknowledged me when I...more
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