Dr. James Barad, MD

Dr. James Barad, MD

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Age 54
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Dr. James Barad, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2270 N Union Blvd # 240

Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Barad performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Migraine
very high
more than 97% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 94% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Barad's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barad "I strive to bring first class care to all of my patients. Everyone wants a pleasant experience, and I intend on insuring that your visit will live up to your high expectations. The amount of time I spend with each patient is based more on individual need than rigid adherence to my daily schedule."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

156  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Best's Disease
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Ectopia Microspherophakia - Stiff Joints - Short Stature
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, B
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, C
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, D
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, E
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, F
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, G
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, I
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, J
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, K
  • Glaucoma 3, Primary Congenital, A
  • Glaucoma 3, Primary Infantile, B
  • Glaucoma Acquired Secondary to Intraocular Neoplasm
  • Glaucoma Associated With Systemic Abnormalities
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma in Ciliochorodial Detachment
  • Glaucoma in Epithelial Ingrowth
  • Glaucoma in Intra Ocular Tumours
  • Glaucoma in Iridoschisis.
  • Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Halo Nevus
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypomyelination - Congenital Cataract
  • Inflammatory Glaucoma
  • Internuclear Opthalmoplegia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iridodialysis
  • Iris Coloboma - Macrocephaly - Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum - Brachydactyly - Mental Retardation
  • Iris Dysplasia - Hypertelorism - Deafness
  • Iris Dysplasia With Ocular Hypertelorism - Psychomotor Retardation - Sensorineural Deafness
  • Iris Hypoplasia - Glaucoma
  • Iris Poisoning
  • Juvenile Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Lens Disorders
  • Macula Halo Syndrome
  • Macular Amyloidosis
  • Macular Corneal Dystrophy, Type I
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic
  • Macular Dystrophy, Atypical Vitelliform
  • Macular Dystrophy, Concentric Annular
  • Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 2
  • Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 3
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Adult-Onset
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Early-Onset
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Malignant Glaucoma
  • Microcornea - Cataract - Coloboma Syndrome
  • Microcornea - Corectopia - Macular Hypoplasia
  • Microcornea - Glaucoma - Absent Frontal Sinuses
  • Migraine
  • Miyoshi Myopathy
  • Muscle-Eye-Brain Syndrome
  • Myopathy
  • Myopathy - Ophthalmoplegia - Hypoacousia - Areflexia
  • Myopathy and Diabetes Mellitus
  • Myopathy Congenital Multicore With External Ophthalmoplegia
  • Myopathy Mitochondrial - Cataract
  • Myopathy With Lactic Acidosis and Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Myopathy With Lysis of Myofibrils
  • Myopathy With Tubular Aggregates
  • Myopathy, Congenital Fiber-Type Disproportion
  • Myopathy, Congenital Nonprogressive With Moebius and Robin Sequences
  • Myopathy, Congenital, Batten Turner Type
  • Myopathy, Early-Onset With Fatal Cardiomyopathy
  • Myopathy, Limb-Girdle, With Bone Fragility
  • Myopathy, X-Linked With Postural Muscle Atrophy
  • Myopathy, X-Linked, With Excessive Autophagy
  • Myopia, Infantile Severe
  • Myopia, Type 6
  • Myotubular Myopathy
  • Nearsightedness
  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sees Haloes Around Lights
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Sports Injuries
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Total Color Blindness With Myopia
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Visual Hallucinations
  • Visual Migraine
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Visual Seizure
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreoretinochoroidopathy Dominant
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
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27  Procedures

  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Oculoplastics
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Photocoagulation
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Surgical Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Midwestern State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Wilford Hall Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wilford Hall Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barad's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barad to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Barad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Don't go see this Dr! I had cataract surgery with him and now everything is worse! I have a ton of double vision and cannot discern depth. None of these complications were discussed prior to surgery! His nursing staff is also extraordinarily rude and they put pressure on you to make a...more
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Dr. Barad has been amazing for my eye care. He has provided me help and information when I have had two injuries to one of my eyes. He has reassured me that the temporary loss of vision is due to migraines. He has educated me about what I can do to help keep my eyes healthy - especially because...more
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