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Dr. Peter Kaufer, MD

Dr. Peter Kaufer, MD

Age 60 Ophthalmology* M
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Dr. Peter Kaufer, MD works in Tucson, AZ as an Ophthalmology Specialist and has 24 years experience.

They are board certified in Ophthalmology and graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 2000. Dr. Kaufer has has worked on more claims relating to Ocular Hypertension, Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Age-Related Macular Degeneration than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Kaufer has received an average rating of 3.7 from patients and has been reviewed 23 times. They are affiliated with Northwest Medical Center. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Kaufer practices at Practice in Tucson, AZ and has additional offices in Marana, AZ and Nogales, AZ.


  • Medical University of South Carolina, Medical School — 2000

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Cigna
  • First Health
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Dec 14, 2023
I went to an urgent care center, which indicated they perform eye treatment for styes/cysts. However, they just prescribed an ineffective antibiotic. Dr Kaufer, however, correctly removed the cyst permanently on the first office visit.
Jay E — Dec 14, 2023
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Dr. Peter Kaufer, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today. See Dr. Kaufer's profile to make an appointment.

Dr. Kaufer accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona as well as many others.

Dr. Kaufer's office is located at 1745 E Skyline Dr Ste 175 Tucson, AZ 85718. Find other locations and directions on MedicalNewsToday.

Dr. Kaufer frequently sees patients for Ocular Hypertension, Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Check Dr. Kaufer's experience on other conditions or procedures on their MedicalNewsToday profile.

Dr. Kaufer has a star rating of 3.7/5 and has been reviewed 23 times.

Dr. Kaufer is board certified in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Kaufer has been practicing as an Ophthalmology Specialist for 24 years.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Northwest Medical Center


  1. Practice

    1. 1
      Tucson Eye Physicians Pllc
      1745 E Skyline Dr Ste 175, Tucson, AZ 85718 Directions (520) 742-1900
  1. Practice

    1. 2
      Marana Health Center
      13395 N Marana Main St, Marana, AZ 85653 Directions (520) 742-1900
    2. 3
      5053 S 12th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85706 Directions (520) 742-1900
    3. 4
      Southwestern Eye Surgicenter Ltd
      1815 N Mastick Way, Nogales, AZ 85621 Directions (520) 742-1900

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