Dr. James Busack, DO

Dr. James Busack, DO

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
Dr. James Busack, DO is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Frederick, MD. He is 71 years old.

470 W Patrick St

Frederick, MD 21701

Contact Information

(301) 668-2020

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Top Care Areas


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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
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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."


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Busack to family and friends
based on 27 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Busack's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

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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in Mount Airy, MD |
Very professional and thorough. Was very anxious about the surgery but it was painless, quick and successful
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Westminster, MD |
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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Walkersvillle Md |
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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in Taneytown MD |
Dr. Busack did surgery on both my eyes. He is the BEST!!!! He's a terrific surgeon with compassion, a sense of humor, and A+ competency in his profession. I am very fortunate I was referred to him and blessed with great sight, after the surgeries. He has the most amazing charts to help each patient...more
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Hospitals where Dr. Busack has admitting privileges

Frederick Memorial Hospital
400 W 7th St
Frederick, MD 21701
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