Dr. James Swearingen Jr, MD

Dr. James Swearingen Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. James Swearingen Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.

7607 Youree Dr

Shreveport, LA 71105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 80% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Swearingen Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

46  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Photokeratitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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6  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Swearingen Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Swearingen Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swearingen Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swearingen Jr to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Swearingen Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He is excellent to help to improve my eyesights as I am near-sighted deaf patient and I have him examined my eyes for long time with no problems with his patience with me for correct my eyesight and also some suggestions for my eyes improvements... I am very pleased with his works...
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