Dr. William Fishkind, MD

Dr. William Fishkind, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Fishkind, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Tucson, AZ. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.

5599 N Oracle Rd

Tucson, AZ 85704

Contact Information

(520) 293-6740

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Fishkind performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blindness
very high
more than 94% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fishkind "We have been providing outstanding eye care to patients of all ages in Tucson and southern Arizona for over 30 years. It is our sincere desire to provide you and your family with warm, personal care and service. Our dedicated staff work together to achieve that goal. While our primary job is to take care of you, we also want to educate you about your eyes, so that you have the knowledge and power needed to take an active role in your care. We invite you to visit our web site to learn more."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Disorders
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

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

  • Adelphi University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Mt Auburn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Mt Auburn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Usphs Hospital Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fishkind has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fishkind's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fishkind to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Fishkind's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in oro Valley, AZ |
I was very pleased with the care given and the time Dr Fishkind was willing to devote to my examination.
in Tucson, AZ |
I have enjoyed the best vision of my lifetime the last 15 years thanks to the procedures Dr. Fishkind has done on my eyes.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fishkind accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
    Health Net of Arizona HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Fishkind has admitting privileges

Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital
1171 W Target Range Rd
Nogales, AZ 85621
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