Dr. Stephen Ponas, MD

Dr. Stephen Ponas, MD

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Urology  ·  
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55 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Stephen Ponas, MD is an urology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in urology.

Affiliated Urologists, Ltd

5133 N Central Ave Ste 206

Phoenix, AZ 85012
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource

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Top Care Areas

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Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Ponas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

58  Conditions Treated

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46  Procedures

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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

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

Education

  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital, One Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza St. Louis, MO 63110
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital S Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital, One Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza St. Louis, MO 63110
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ponas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ponas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ponas

3.3

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(6)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(4)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Ponas' Performance
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  • Staff friendliness
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I have had appointments with Dr Ponas and EVERY time i have had to wait an inordinate amount of time. This last time after an hour i was told they were waiting for a room to be available. God only knows how long the wait would be. I had to pick my mother up from her school and had to reschedule....Read More
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I have been at Dr Ponas office for over 3 hrs to find out they had me in the wrong room waiting on the wrong doctor. Then finally when we saw Dr Ponas he had the worst bed side manners I have ever experienced Also was not accurate on anything about my situation.
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I liked that his office was right to business and I did not have to wait a long time to be seen.
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I am deaf patient. Dr. Ponas has excellent patience and take his time to work with me via ASL Interpreter. He would assured that you understand this and that before doing next thing. He is awesome!
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