Dr. James Swearingen Jr, MD

Dr. James Swearingen Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Swearingen Jr, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Shreveport, LA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

7607 Youree Dr

Shreveport, LA 71105

Contact Information

(318) 212-3937

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

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

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

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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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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • 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
4.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Swearingen Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Shreveport, LA |
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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Dr. Swearingen Jr accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Lifecare
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Texas True Choice
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Swearingen Jr has admitting privileges

Willis-Knighton Medical Center
2600 Greenwood Rd
Shreveport, LA 71103
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