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Dr. John Christoforidis, MD

Dr. John Christoforidis, MD

Age 61 Ophthalmology* M
(5) 5 reviews

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Dr. John Christoforidis, MD works in Tucson, AZ as an Ophthalmology Specialist and has 25 years experience.

They are board certified in Ophthalmology and graduated from MARYLAND GENERAL HOSPITAL / SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY in 1999. Dr. Christoforidis has has worked on more claims relating to Degenerative Disorders of Globe, Progressive High Myopia and Retinal Vascular Occlusion than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Christoforidis has received an average rating of 4.2 from patients and has been reviewed 5 times. They are affiliated with Saint Joseph's Hospital. Their office is not accepting new patients at this time. Dr. Christoforidis also speaks French and Greek. Dr. Christoforidis practices at Retina Specialists Southern AZ in Tucson, AZ.

Education

  • MARYLAND GENERAL HOSPITAL / SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY, Medical School — 1999

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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English, French, Greek

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Nov 10, 2022
I had the best experience in getting help since this tragedy with the explosion first happened when visiting Dr. Christoforodis yesterday. Not only did I leave with long sought after answers (not always the ones I wanted but answers) I also left with my dignity and a feeling of hope in getting some help. I'd been shuffled around to at least 6 other specialists before now, got nothing but a runaround, fed false information, had the wrong painful treatments done for symptoms I didn't have until Dr. Christoforidis took the time and interest to examine my injury. Dr. Christoforidis not only examined my eyes but he listened to me, he cared and made it his mission to help me. In just one visit I got what 6 other specialists couldn't take the time to give me...Answers. This whole experience has been a nightmare from the beginning, this is the first time I feel someone has got my back to make me feel safe. Dr. Christoforodis is a brilliant medical doctor but more importantly he is a human being. I can't thank you all enough for giving me hope in my future for some relief from eye pain and maybe a slice of my old vision back. Thank you, again!
Christine R — Nov 10, 2022
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Dr. Christoforidis accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona as well as many others.

Dr. Christoforidis' office is located at 3172 N Swan Rd Tucson, AZ 85712. Find other locations and directions on MedicalNewsToday.

Dr. Christoforidis frequently sees patients for Degenerative Disorders of Globe, Progressive High Myopia and Retinal Vascular Occlusion. Check Dr. Christoforidis' experience on other conditions or procedures on their MedicalNewsToday profile.

Yes, Dr. Christoforidis speaks French and Greek. See Dr. Christoforidis' profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Christoforidis has a star rating of 4.2/5 and has been reviewed 5 times.

Dr. Christoforidis is board certified in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Christoforidis has been practicing as an Ophthalmology Specialist for 25 years.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Saint Joseph's Hospital

Locations

  1. Retina Specialists Southern AZ

    1. 1
      Retina Specialists of Southern Arizona P.l.l.c.
      3172 N Swan Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712 Directions (520) 881-1400
    2. 2
      Office
      707 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711 Directions (520) 694-1460
    3. 3
      Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
      350 N Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ 85711 Directions (520) 881-1400

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