Dr. James Castner, MD

Dr. James Castner, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 73
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Dr. James Castner, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Windsor, CT and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

1080 Day Hill Rd Ste 301

Windsor, CT 06095

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Guardian
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Trichiasis
normal
more than 81% of peers
Floaters
normal
more than 80% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
normal
more than 66% of peers

Dr. Castner'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. Castner "As a physician, I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care, working with my patients to achieve 'Best Care for a Lifetime'"

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bilateral Cataracts
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Fordham University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Georgetown University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Naval Reg Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Intl Eye Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Castner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Castner's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castner to family and friends
13 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Castner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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