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Dr. Derek Kunimoto, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery*
4.0 (24)
Map Pin Small Mesa, AZ
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Derek Kunimoto, MD

Dr. Derek Kunimoto, MD is a Vitreoretinal Disease Specialist in Mesa, AZ. Dr. Kunimoto, completed a fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital. Dr. Kunimoto, completed a residency at Wills Eye Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Kunimoto an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Kunimoto works at Practice in Mesa, AZ with other offices in Gilbert, AZ, Phoenix, AZ and Peoria, AZ. They frequently treat conditions like Dry Eyes, Tear Duct Disorders and Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kunimoto's Office Locations

  1. 1
    2152 S Vineyard Ste 139, Mesa, AZ 85210 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (480) 833-7898
  2. 2
    1712 E Boston St Ste 101, Gilbert, AZ 85295 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (480) 388-3280
  3. 3
    1101 E Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85014 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (602) 222-2221
  4. 4
    15401 N 29th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85053 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (602) 222-2221
  5. 5
    RCA - Peoria/Sun City
    13943 N 91st Ave, Peoria, AZ 85381 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (623) 972-1173

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
  • Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix
  • St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
  • Banner Desert Medical Center
  • Phoenix Children's Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency


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Dry Eyes
Tear Duct Disorders
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Treatment frequency

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Dry Eyes
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Tear Duct Disorders
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Macular or Retinal Edema
Visual Field Defects
Diabetic Retinopathy
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Eyelid Disorders
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Acute Endophthalmitis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
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Chronic Conjunctivitis
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Disorder of Choroid
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Eye Infections
Eye Pain
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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
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Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Neovascularization
Senile Cataracts
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Accidental Eye Injuries
Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blurred Vision
Brain Disorders
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chorioretinal Scars
Chronic Endophthalmitis
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Dislocation of Lens
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Eye Cancer
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Ocular Hypertension
Paralytic Strabismus
Pars Planitis
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
B-Scan Ultrasound
Contact Lens Exams
Contact Lens Treatment
Diabetic Eye Exam
Eye Procedure
Eye Surgery
Eye Test
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Farnsworth Lantern Test
Glaucoma Surgery
Ocular Prosthetics
Orbit Evisceration
Physical Examination
Vision Screening
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    About Dr. Derek Kunimoto, MD

    • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

    • *Healthline does not verify qualifications for medical specialties. Please verify your provider's specialty and qualifications directly with your provider and applicable medical board.
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1558329847
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    Education & Certifications

    • Wills Eye Hospital
    • Wills Eye Hospital
    • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Undergraduate School
    • Oxford University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Derek Kunimoto, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kunimoto is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Kunimoto has seen patients for Dry Eyes, Tear Duct Disorders and Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kunimoto on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    24 patients have reviewed Dr. Kunimoto. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kunimoto.

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