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About Us

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We have been providing outstanding eye care to patients of all ages in Tucson and southern Arizona for over 30 years. We are proud of the highly qualified doctors that help create our team here at Fishkind, Bakewell, Maltman, Hunter & Associates.

Meet The Team

William J. Fishkind, FACS
Dr. Fishkind is board-certified in ophthalmology and internal medicine and is recognized as one of America's Top Physicians. He is a clinical professor that holds several positions, including his membership with the American Society of Cataract. Dr. Fishkind is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Brock K. Bakewell, MD, FACS
Dr. Bakewell is a co-director and is recognized by his peers as one of Tucson's Top Doctors. He received his certification from the American Board of Opthalmology and is a contributing writer for several publications and books. Dr. Bakewell is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Jeff S. Maltzman, MD, FACS
Dr. Maltzman is a co-director and a specialist in small-incision cataract surgery. He is board-certified with the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Eye Study Club. Dr. Maltzman holds a position as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Arizona School of Medicine.

Steward G. Mecom, OD
Dr. Mecom is board-certified for the treatment and management of various ocular diseases and has been a specialist in primary eye care starting in 1984.

Richard Lewis, MD
Dr. Lewis is a specialist in medical ophthalmology and is board-certified through the American Board of Ophthalmology. He spent eight years in Afghanistan treating refugees and training native physicians as part of a national eye program.

Brian A. Hunter, MD, FACS
Dr. Hunter is a specialist in the area of cataract and refractive surgery. He received his board certification from the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons.

Our Commitment

At Fishkind, Bakewell, Maltzman, Hunter & Associates, we are committed to providing our patients with the best possible care. To do this, we have two convenient locations and six highly qualified doctors that are available for routine check-ups or emergency care services. We are here when our patients need us. 


Due to our belief that education is key to quality care, our doctors and staff participate in ongoing educational programs that keep us up-to-date on government regulations as well as breakthroughs in medical technology. We utilize this education and prior experience to provide services for lens implants, glaucoma management, and surgery for a variety of conditions.

Contact our Office Today

Visit either of our convenient locations at 5599 North Oracle Road  or our Oro Valley location at 10425 N. Oracle Rd., Suite 135. Call us at  (520) 293-6740 send us an online message through the Contact Us link to schedule an appointment.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Office Hours

Monday - Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed