Dr. James Branch, MD

Dr. James Branch, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. James Branch, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Winston Salem, NC and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Howard University in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology.

224 Town Run Ln

Winston Salem, NC 27101

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 95% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Branch does not have any board certifications listed.

56  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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18  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Howard University
    Medical School | Graduated 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Branch has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Branch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Branch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Branch to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Branch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Never again I waisted an hour of work to come and bring my daughter to an appointment, not to mention that she isn’t a new patient . Dad forgot Medicaid card , ok? But even tho they were able to check the eligibility and see she was eligible they choose to tell me that I have to reschedule, nope...more
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