About Dr. Daryl R Pfister MD

Dr. Daryl R Pfister, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Apache Junction, AZ, with other offices in Bullhead City, AZ and Kingman, AZ . He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

20 Ratings with 10 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Daryl R Pfister is Good. Dr. Daryl R Pfister has been rated by 20 patients. From those 20 patients 10 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Daryl R Pfister is 3.3 of 5.0 stars.


Dr. Daryl R Pfister has 3 locations

110 S Idaho Rd Ste 160
Apache Junction, AZ 85119
get directions MOHAVE EYE CENTERS
3003 Highway 95 Ste 11
Bullhead City, AZ 86442
1919 Florence Ave Ste 1
Kingman, AZ 86401


Dr. Daryl R Pfister has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Daryl R Pfister has the following 11 expertise

  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Eye Pain
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Blindness
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Exam
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vision Issues

Board Certifications

Dr. Daryl R Pfister is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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My mom got in the car and cried because of the pain and humiliation.

I'm very angry at the experience my mother just had with Dr. Pfister. My mom is a retired RN and knows how to treat patients with dignity. She did not receive that type of treatment from this doctor. When she was in his office getting prepped for her cataract surgery she moved her head to avoid the light (her eye was clamped open and the light was suddenly turned on) she was told to "get her butt back over there or she'd contaminate the area". She was in a lot of pain and wasn't given proper relief or taken seriously for that matter. She has a high pain threshold and is not a complainer at all and she sobbed when she finally got in the car. I'm very angry about the way my mom was treated and would recommend people avoid this man at all costs. You deserve better.

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Wonderful Doctor

My mother had both eyes done by Dr Pfister and she has her vision back. Even better then when she was younger she stated! Be prepared to wait to be seen but with specialist that's expected. So happy with results father is going in for a consult!

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Rushed, no questions

Very rushed; Seemed like everyone gets the same diagnosis. No questions asked, no suggestions for minor problems, just get to the money maker part of the treatment...sugery

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Dr. Pfister has operated on both of my eyes. The first surgery was about 3 years ago on my left eye for a cataract surgery by another doctor that went bad and damaged the cornea. Dr. Pfister performed a partial cornea transplant on that eye and it restored my vision in that eye. When my right eye recently required cataract surgery.Dr. Pfister was my choice for this surgery. Everything went perfectly and I now have excellent vision in my right eye and am seeing better than I have for several years.

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Rude and Abrupt

He told me that my visit to the ER and an optometrist were wrong because neither an ER doctor nor an optometrist "knew anything" about eyes. Yet, he told me to continue the medication I'd received from the ER doctor. He gave complicated instructions as to the schedule of its use; when I asked him to write it down he said, No, you'll have to remember it. I'm in my mid 70's and have trouble retaining information. And he wanted to schedule me for eye surgery immediately; intimidated me by saying You want to see, don't you? I opted to get a second opinion which was that I did Not Need Surgery and that it was a highly questionable recommendation! I did not have the eye problem that Dr. P said I had. At the time of my visit, I was feeling weak and almost sick -and he was so rude. Also, my eyes were swollen and red and yet he wanted me to have 'surgery' scheduled at once. I would never send anyone to this doctor.

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  • Education

    29 Years Experience

  • University Of Alabama School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Lsu Health Sciences


  • Dr. Daryl R Pfister Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Whole Health Arizona Care Network
    • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network HMO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem NV Choice PPO
    • Anthem NV Pathway PPO
    • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net AZ PPO HSA
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Phoenix HMOx
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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