Dr. James Chelnis, MD

Dr. James Chelnis, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
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Dr. James Chelnis, MD is an ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery doctor who practices in Memphis, TN. He has been practicing for 7 years.

930 Madison Ave Ste 200

Memphis, TN 38103

Contact Information

(901) 448-6650

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Qualchoice
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Tear Duct Disorders
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Blocked Tear Duct
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Blepharitis
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more than 45% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Chelnis does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adnexal Tumors
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharochalasis
  • Blepharophimosis - Ptosis - Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Chalazion
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Cranial Nerve Disorders
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Tumor
  • Facial Palsy
  • Hemangioma
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurofibromatosis, Type 1
  • Neurofibromatosis, Type 2
  • Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbit Tumor
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Orbital Lymphangioma
  • Orbital Lymphoma
  • Orbital Nerve Tumor
  • Papilledema
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Orbit
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sarcoidosis of the Optic Nerve
  • Sarcoma
  • Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Eyelid
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Shingles
  • Short Tarsus - Absence of Lower Eyelashes
  • Skin Adnexal Tumor
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Botox® for Blepharospasm
  • Brow Lift
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dysport Injection
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Eyelid Tumor Reconstruction
  • Facelift
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • Facial Contour Alteration
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laceration Repair
  • Lacrimal Surgery
  • Lash Enhancer
  • Nasal Lacrimal Duct Surgery
  • Neuromodulation
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Non-Surgical Facelift
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbit Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Exenteration 
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Orbital Surgical Procedures
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Surgery
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Xeomin® for Blepharospasm

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Carney Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University at Buffalo - State University of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chelnis accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Qualchoice
    Qualchoice PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
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Hospitals where Dr. Chelnis has admitting privileges

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Collierville
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Collierville, TN 38017
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Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis
6019 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN 38120
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Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women
6225 Humphreys Blvd
Memphis, TN 38120
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Methodist University Hospital
1265 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
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Regional One Health
877 Jefferson Ave
Memphis, TN 38103
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Saint Francis Hospital
5959 Park Ave
Memphis, TN 38119
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Pl
Memphis, TN 38105
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