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Specializes in Ophthalmology
4800 N. 22nd Street
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Robert Fintelmann's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Before performing his residency at Wills Eye Institute, Dr. Fintelmann attended the University of Ulm Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is professionally affiliated with Banner Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 359
  • Charge (avg.): $2,741
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $629

Specializes in Ophthalmology
650 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Neil Atodaria specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include glaucoma and cataracts. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Atodaria's education and training includes medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University and residency at the University Medical Center, Tucson. He is professionally affiliated with Banner Health.

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Clinical Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 255
  • Charge (avg.): $2,800 - $3,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $634 - $806
Dr. James Moss Goldman, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
300 E Osborn Road; Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. James Goldman is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. He is affiliated with Banner Gateway Medical Center. Dr. Goldman is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Goldman is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 77
  • Charge (avg.): $1,325
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $661

Specializes in Ophthalmology
300 E Osborn Road; 100
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Robert Brems' area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. He is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Desert Medical Center, and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland, Dr. Brems attended medical school at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brems takes.

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Clinical Interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 110
  • Charge (avg.): $2,860
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $659

Specializes in Ophthalmology
4800 N 22nd Street
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Scott Perkins is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Dr. Perkins has a special interest in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. He is affiliated with Banner Health and Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Boston Medical Center, Dr. Perkins attended Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Perkins has received the following distinction: Phoenix Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 1,153
  • Charge (avg.): $2,800 - $3,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $624 - $774
Dr. Sushma Rai, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
4800 N 22nd Street
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Sushma Rai works as an ophthalmologist. After attending Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur University, and Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences for medical school, Dr. Rai completed her residency training at Indira Gandhi Medical College, Interfaith Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. In her practice, Dr. Rai focuses on glaucoma and cataracts. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Banner Health.

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Clinical Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 33
  • Charge (avg.): $2,315 - $2,908
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $509 - $657

Specializes in Ophthalmology
4800 N. 22nd Street
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. John Knippers sees patients in Goodyear, AZ, Surprise, AZ, and Chandler, AZ. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. He is affiliated with Banner Health. Dr. Knippers's education and training includes medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Knippers honors.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 209
  • Charge (avg.): $2,060 - $2,406
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $620 - $748

Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
4800 N. 22nd Street
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. David McGarey is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. McGarey's areas of expertise consist of refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. He is affiliated with Banner Health. He graduated from Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix and a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McGarey accepts.

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Clinical Interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 547
  • Charge (avg.): $2,800 - $3,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $578 - $703

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What is Cataract Surgery?

A cataract is a cloudy, dull area that develops in the lens of the eye, usually in people over the age of 55. It is sometimes linked to a deficiency in certain nutrients, especially lutein, zinc, and vitamin E. Cataracts can cause significant vision loss and even blindness. Cataract surgery is a procedure to remove the damaged lens and replace it with an artificial lens, making it possible to see clearly again.

Cataract surgery is a relatively simple surgery, performed under local anesthetic, which usually takes less than an hour. The ophthalmologist makes a tiny incision in the corner of the eye and removes the old lens. Then the new lens, which is permanent and made of plastic, is inserted. There are different kinds of replacement lenses available, just as there are different kinds of lenses for eyeglasses. Monofocal lenses are good for distance but will require the use of reading glasses for near vision. Bifocal lenses have different focal points for near and far vision depending on the angle at which you look through the lens. There are even adjustable lenses that can shift between near and far vision with the movement of your eye muscles.

If both eyes require surgery, usually the ophthalmologist does one eye at a time to allow your vision on one side to heal before performing surgery on the other. After surgery, you can typically go home right away, although driving is not recommended. There is not usually much pain, but you might feel an itching sensation for the first day or two as the incision in your eye heals. It may take several weeks for your vision to fully adapt to the new lens.

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