Dr. Michael Herion, MD, Ophthalmologist
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Dr. Michael Herion, MD


1500 S Dobson Rd Suite 313 Mesa AZ, 85202



Dr. Michael Herion is an ophthalmologist practicing in Mesa, AZ. Dr. Herion specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Herion can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Herion can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.

Education and Training

Saint George’s University School of Medicine medical degree 0

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO)

OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO

Provider Details



  • Patients’ Choice Award (2020, 2018) Year  
  • On-Time Doctor Award (2020, 2018) Year  
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020, 2018) Year  


  • (Ophthalmology), ST LOUIS UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS, ST LOUIS, MO    2002

Dr. Michael Herion, MD's Practice location

Carrot LASIK & Eye Center

1500 S Dobson Rd Suite 313 -
Mesa, AZ 85202
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Dr. Michael Herion, MD has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 13 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Ophthalmologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Michael Herion, who serves patients in Mesa, Arizona.

Dr. Herion has been practicing comprehensive ophthalmology since 2003 and has particular interest in premium cataract and refractive surgery. He works alongside Dr. Matthew Hammond, MD, at Carrot LASIK & Eye Center in Mesa, Arizona. 

With a customized, people-focused approach, the experienced doctor duo offer unmatched results, splitting-edge technology, and unsurpassed customer service. 

Recognized as Arizona’s leader in laser vision corrective surgery, Carrot LASIK & Eye Center is one of the most technologically advanced ophthalmology clinics in the state. Drs. Herion and Hammond have been serving patients’ eyes for over 15 years, both starting with military backgrounds. They offer six modern vision correction procedures all designed around improving patients’ quality of life.

Dr. Herion is a Lt. Col. in the United States Air Force Reserve, representative of the desire to serve that motivated his choice to go into the field of eye medicine. During his service time, he received an Air Force Commendation Medal for his service in The Global War on Terror.

Furthering his studies, Dr. Herion attended Arizona State University for undergraduate studies before getting his medical degree from Saint George’s University School of Medicine. His residency in ophthalmology took place at Saint Louis University Hospital before he completed a retina fellowship with The Retina Group Ltd.

Offering unmatched patient care, the doctor is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO). The ABO is an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America. 

Licensed to practice medicine in Arizona, Dr. Herion is affiliated with Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Baywood Medical Center, Banner Boswell Medical Center, Banner Casa Grande Medical Center, Banner Del E Webb Medical Center, Banner Desert Medical Center, Banner Estrella Medical Center, Banner Gateway Medical Center, Banner Goldfield Medical Center, Banner Heart Hospital, Banner Ironwood Medical Center, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, Chandler Regional Medical Center, HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center, HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center, and Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, retinal, and corneal surgery.

Among Dr. Herion’s various accolades include Patients’ Choice Award (2020, 2018), On-Time Doctor Award (2020, 2018), and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020, 2018).

Outside of practicing medicine, he enjoys spending time outside, including skiing and scuba diving. On fall Saturdays, he can be found in the stands of Arizona State Sun Devils football games.

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