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About Dr. Egbert Saavedra MD
Dr. Egbert Saavedra, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tucson, AZ, with other offices in Tucson, AZ and Green Valley, AZ . He has 19 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Saavedra is affiliated with Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital & Health Center, Tucson Medical Center and Northwest Medical Center. He speaks English.
Dr. Egbert Saavedra has 3 locations
6130 N La Cholla Blvd Ste 230
Tucson, AZ 85741
Dr. Egbert Saavedra 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. Egbert Saavedra has the following 11 expertise
- Lasik Surgery
- Retina Surgery
- Retinal Disorders
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Pain
- Eye Exam
- Macular Degeneration
- Vision Issues
Dr. Egbert Saavedra is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2012, 2014)
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 (2012, 2014)
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. Saavedra is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
19 Years Experience
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2000
Dr. Egbert Saavedra Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Health Net AZ PPO HSA
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana National POS
- Humana Tucson HMOx
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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