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Dr. Egbert Saavedra, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery* Age 51
Dr. Egbert Saavedra, MD
4.5 (8 Ratings)
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Dr. Egbert Saavedra, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery* Age 51
Tucson, AZ
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience


Dr. Egbert Saavedra, MD works in Tucson, AZ as a Vitreoretinal Disease Specialist and has 24 years experience.

They are board certified in Ophthalmology and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in 2000. At present, Dr. Saavedra has received an average rating of 4.5 from patients and has been reviewed 8 times. They are affiliated with Saint Joseph's Hospital. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Saavedra also speaks Spanish. Dr. Saavedra practices at Practice in Tucson, AZ and has additional offices in Green Valley, AZ.

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  1. 1 Retina Associates Southwest PC
    6561 E Carondelet Dr, Tucson, AZ 85710
  2. 2 Office
    1055 N La Cholla Dr Ste 103, Green Valley, AZ 85614
  3. 3 Office
    6130 N La Cholla Blvd Ste 230, Tucson, AZ 85741

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Jan 08, 2021
Outstanding Doctor . The Best. Sad to see him retire.
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  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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  • Ophthalmology
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