Dr. James Beson, DO

Dr. James Beson, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. James Beson, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Oklahoma College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery and specializes in ophthalmology.

1025 E 3300 S Ste B

Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lazy Eye
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

93  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Univ Of Oklahoma, Bs Microbiology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Oklahoma College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Univ Of Texas Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Univ Of Houston, College Of Optometry
    Other Education | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Beson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Beson's Reviews

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Dr. Beson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Patient Comments (1)

Dismissive attitude. Won't listen to patient complaint and concern without judgement. Lacking in basic patient-doctor communication (i.e.: Dr knows best). Diagnostic skills could use help/education.
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