Daniel S Churgin, MD

Daniel S Churgin, MD

Phoenix Retina Associates
4045 E. Union Hills Dr
Suite 115
Phoenix, AZ 85050
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Phoenix Retina Associates
9185 W Thunderbird Ave
Suite 115
Peoria, AZ 85381
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(602) 368-3448 office
(602) 357-3323 fax


Professional Affiliations

Academic Appointments
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix Campus
Hospital Appointments
  • Banner Bowell Medical Center
  • Abrazo Scottsdale Campus
  • HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Hospital

Education and Training

Retinal fellowship
University of Utah - John A Moran Eye Center, Salt Lake City


Dr. Churgin was born and raised in Tempe, Arizona. He attended the University of Arizona for undergraduate education, graduating summa cum laude on the Dean's List with Distinction with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. He then attended medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix Campus, graduating with the honor of being inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society in his last year of medical school.

Dr. Churgin's training then continued with an internship in Internal Medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, followed by a 3-year Ophthalmology Residency at the top-ranked Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida. He then completed a 2-year Vitreoretinal Surgery fellowship at the University of Utah's Moran Eye Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dr. Churgin is now in a growing private practice - Phoenix Retina Associates - in Phoenix and Peoria, Arizona. He treats medical and surgical diseases of the retina, including retinal detachment, macular holes, epiretinal membrane, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration among others. He is fluent in Spanish.