Dr. James Busack, DO

Dr. James Busack, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. James Busack, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Frederick, MD. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology.

470 W Patrick St

Frederick, MD 21701

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Top Care Areas

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

Drusen
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Busack "Dr. James Busack, a board certified ophthalmologist, has served Frederick and the surrounding areas for over 20 years. Recognized as one of the best ophthalmologists in this area, he has performed thousands of cataract and laser procedures. Through extensive training in the latest technology, Dr. Busack has the experience to deal with complex ocular problems. He takes the time to talk with patients and their families to explain their condition and help formulate a successful plan of action."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nystagmus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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14  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Busack has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Busack's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Busack to family and friends
28 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Busack's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Excellent, I have had cataracts surgery on both eyes and Dr Busack called me each time that evening to make sure everything was ok. He is an extremely skilled surgeon.
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Dr. Busack provided excellent care and service for my wife and me. We highly recommend him to others for their eye care.
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Very professional and thorough. Was very anxious about the surgery but it was painless, quick and successful
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Received absolutely great service at Busack Eye Center. Entire staff is very customer oriented . Dr. Busack is great. I had both of my eye lens replaced and I now have 20 / 20 vision in both eyes. I highly recommend Busack Eye Center for your eye care needs.
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Dr. Busack is a GREAT opthamologist. Very patient and very personable...always calls to follow up after a procedure. Always available...would highly recommend...
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