RCA Physicians

The staff at RCA are dedicated to providing the highest quality of medical care with the latest technology. The RCA family is composed of 8 physicians who are all ophthalmologists. All of our physicians are Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, with additional subspecialty training in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the retina, vitreous, and macula. All of our physicians have trained at world-renowned facilities and now bring their expertise to the great people of Arizona. Our doctors have over 65 years of combined experience.

The typical course of education for our physicians involves 14 years of higher education and is summarized below:

  • 4 years of college pre-medical study
  • 4 years of medical school
  • 1 year of medical or surgical internship
  • 3 year residency in ophthalmology
  • 2 year fellowship in diseases involving the retina and vitreous

Derek Kunimoto, MD, JD

Derek Y. Kunimoto, MD, JD

Edward Quinlan, MD

Edward J. Quinlan, MD

Karim Jamal, MD

Karim N. Jamal, MD

David Goldenberg, MD

David T. Goldenberg, MD

Sachin Mehta, MD

Sachin Mehta, MD

Mark Barakat, MD

Mark R. Barakat, MD

Neal V. Palejwala, MD

Neal V. Palejwala, MD

Sujit Itty, MD

Sujit Itty, MD


About Our Practice

Retinal Consultants of Arizona (RCA) was established in 1980 in central Phoenix. Since then, we have grown to include 32 locations throughout Arizona, providing improved access to the highest quality medical care. We are proud to have become Arizona’s largest and most experienced ophthalmology practice focused specifically on the diagnosis and management of the retina and vitreous.

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