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About Dr. Arezo Amirikia
Dr. Arezo Amirikia, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Pontiac, MI. She has 25 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Amirikia is affiliated with Beaumont Hospital - Troy and St Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital. Dr. Amirikia has received 2 awards. She speaks English.
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Dr. Arezo Amirikia has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
Dr. Arezo Amirikia has the following 13 expertise
- Lasik Surgery
- Eye Exam
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinal Disorders
- Macular Degeneration
- Retina Surgery
- Eye Cancer (Choroid Neoplasm)
- Vascular Tumor (Hemangioma)
- Eye Pain
- Vision Issues
Dr. Arezo Amirikia is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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I was referred to by a friend who's sister was kicked in the head by a horse she suffered injuries to her cheek and had damage to her eye. After seeing her sisters relief, it was clear to me that she was the person I needed to see. I was treated at two other clinics both were failed attempts. I am diabetic and was legally blind due to bleeding in the back of my eye. After being in her care my eye sight has returned and I am at a 20 / 30 vision in this eye. I believe she is commitment to her patients , staff and to society as a whole . My first encounter lasted 3 hours she explained the procedures, the various approaches that could be taken and gave me what she felt was my best choices, direction and outcomes. I was referred to someone who showed me care, compassion, and real commitment.
I went to my 8:00 am appt did not leave until 12. She was 2 hours late. I had another appt at 9:00 am she arrived at 10:30. I was not the first appt. The office called to set up another appt to discuss test results I declined to come in and asked to speak to the doctor. She came on the line and very rudely told me the results. Will not recommended this doctor and I won't return.
Patients' Choice Award (2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Amirikia is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
25 Years Experience
Wayne State University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1993
Wayne State University
Dr. Arezo Amirikia accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
- BCBS MI Blue Care Network HMO Group Enrollees
- BCBS MI PPO Plans Group Enrollees
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- HAP Preferred PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- PriorityHealth HMO
- PriorityHealth Priority PPO
More about Dr. Arezo Amirikia
Doctor Amirikia is Board Certified in Ophthalmology with recertification in 2009, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Biology and received her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine, where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Society in addition to receiving a Distinction in Biomedical Research Award. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the Kresge Eye Institute where she served as chief resident and received a resident research award. She went on to a complete a medical retina fellowship at New England Eye Center, Tufts University and a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. She has authored several papers, book chapters, and abstracts in her field and has presented her findings at local, state and national scientific meetings. Currently, Doctor Amirikia is in private practice specializing in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous where she is active in medical student and resident teaching. She is also a study ophthalmologist for several clinical trials. In addition she serves as the Chief of the Department of Ophthalmology and the Secretary/Treasurer at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, Michigan. Doctor Amirikia comes to you with a long history of interest in and service to organized medicine. She has been actively involved in county, state, specialty, and national societies dating back to medical school as a Student Senate Liaison to the AMA and the American Medical Student Association Officer. She has been an active American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) member since graduating from the AAO Leadership Development Program IX, class of 2007 where she currently serves as a Councilor and as a member of the Surgical Scope Fund committee. She currently serves on the Board of the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons as the legislative chair where she had served as President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Program Chair.
Locations & DirectionsWILKINSON EYE CENTER PC, 44555 Woodward Ave Ste 203, Pontiac, MI
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