Dr. Scott Perkins, MD

Dr. Scott Perkins, MD

Cataract Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Scott Perkins, MD is a cataract surgery specialist in Cottonwood, AZ and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in cataract surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

199 S Candy Ln Ste 2A

Cottonwood, AZ 86326

Contact Information

(928) 634-2883

Insurance Accepted

  • Admar
  • Advantra
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Avesis
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • 27 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Perkins' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Perkins "Scott A. Perkins is one of the most experienced eye surgeons in the country. He has performed more than 60,000 cataract surgeries and more than 15,000 LASIK and 1200 ICL vision correction procedures for Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center patients. He has been with the practice since its inception in 1993 and currently serves as its medical director and managing partner. Known for his compassion and ability to make patients feel comfortable, Dr. Perkins is also routinely recognized as a leading and respected physician. He was selected for inclusion on the Super Doctors list for 2013 and 2012 by Key Professional Media. And was named one of "America's Top Ophthalmologists" by the Consumers' Research Council of America in 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2008. Dr. Perkins is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and he is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is also a founding member of the American – European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgeons. He has conducted clinical research in several areas of ophthalmology, including advanced technology intraocular lenses. He serves on the Board of Directors for Arizona Visionaries, a donor-driven non-profit organization that provides cataract surgery and eyeglass fittings in third-world countries. He enjoys volunteering his time and skills for the benefit of less fortunate people. Dr. Perkins grew up in Cape Cod, Mass., playing the cello and participating on the debate team in high school. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa. He completed a clinical fellowship in ophthalmology at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and his residency in ophthalmology at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Perkins enjoys weight training and just about every outdoor activity, including hiking and mountain biking. He has two sons. One who joined Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center in August 2014 after graduating from Optometry school and completing his residency in Reno, NV. His other son is also pursuing a career in Optometry and is attending Optometry School in Glendale, Arizona."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Perkins "Our Mission: To provide world class eye care while using leading edge technology. We offer highly trained surgeons, doctors and staff to produce quality outcomes in a compassionate and patient centered environment."

4  Specialties

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

5  Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Senile Cataracts

4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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


  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Presby University Penn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Perkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Perkins' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Perkins' 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 (6)

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Dr Perkins was excellent. Very friendly & knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him.
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Office staff very inefficient. Could not provide pricing for cataract surgery.
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I will most certainly be recommending Dr. Perkins to my friends. He was so patient, kind and explained everything I needed to know about my surgery. He remembers our conversations and shows a genuine interest and concern for his patients. But best of all, he knows what he is doing so patients get...more
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He is to me one of the best. He explains everything to you to you understand the procedure very clearly. I highly recommend him to everyone.
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