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Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Ronald P. Hobbs is accepting new patients at this office.


(480) 566-0280


140 S Power Road, Ste 105, Mesa, AZ 85206

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Ophthalmology
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Ophthalmology
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Aetna QHP
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareCredit
  • CareFirst
  • Champva
  • Cigna
  • Cigna LocalPlus
  • GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Hartford
  • Medicare
  • Meritan Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Optum
  • PPO
  • Self-pay
  • Tricare
  • Tricare for Life
  • Triwest
  • United Food Workers
  • United Healthcare
  • VA Choice

About Dr. Hobbs
Dr. Hobbs


Board Certification:

American Board of Ophthalmology


Fellowship, Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, John A Moran Eye CenterResidency, Chief Resident, University of Oklahoma, Dean McGee Eye InstituteResidency, Ophthalmology Resident, University of Oklahoma, Dean McGee Eye InstituteInternship, Transitional Year, Tucson Hospitals Medical Education ProgramMedical School, Texas A&M College of MedicineUndergraduate, Arizona State University

Dr. Ronald Hobbs is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous. He has been involved with research on age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity and vitreoretinal interface disorders. He has presented his research at national meetings and his efforts have led to many publications, book chapters, scientific presentations and posters. He holds several professional memberships including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Phoenix Ophthalmological Society and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

Dr. Hobbs graduated with honors from the Texas A&M College of Medicine and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society. He then returned to Arizona to complete a Transitional-Year Internship in Tucson. He completed his residency training at the prestigious University of Oklahoma – Dean McGee Eye Institute. He was honored to be elected by his fellow residents to serve as the Chief Resident during his final year there. Dr. Hobbs was selected by the faculty of the University of Oklahoma for the T.E. Acers Award for his research on Retinopathy of Prematurity. He then spent an additional 2 years at the renowned Moran Eye Center of the University of Utah as a Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellow and Clinical Instructor. He was honored by the residents for his efforts as a teacher and mentor with the Fellow of the Year Award.

Dr. Hobbs speaks fluent Spanish. His interests include the latest microsurgical treatments of retinal diseases. He enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, football and time with his wife and five children.


Conditions Treated 

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Epiretinal membrane repair
  • Inflammatory diseases of the eye
  • Macular degeneration
  • Macular hole repair
  • Macular pucker
  • Retinal Artery and Vein Occlusions
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Tears
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Vitreous Degeneration
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Services & Procedures

  • Macular pucker repair
  • Removal of floaters
  • Repair macular hole
  • Retina surgery
  • Retinal detachment repair
  • Retinal Lasers

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • University of Oklahoma - Dean McGee Eye InstituteOklahoma City, OK
    Residency in Ophthalmology • 2009 - 2012


  • University of Utah - John A Moran Eye CenterSalt Lake City, Utah
    Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Fellowship • 2013 - 2014

Hospital Affiliations

  • Chandler Regional Medical Center
  • Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

Languages Spoken  

  • English
  • Spanish

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