Dr. James Dooner, MD

Dr. James Dooner, MD

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Age 56
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Dr. James Dooner, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, National University Of Ireland, School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.

801 W 38th St Ste 200

Austin, TX 78705

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthFirst
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Retina Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 97% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Dooner'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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8  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Rochester
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, National University Of Ireland, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • St John'S Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Retina and Vitreous Assocs AL
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dooner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dooner's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dooner to family and friends
26 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Dooner'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 (7)

very professional, caring , takes time to explain diagnosis
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Dr. Dooner accepted me as a patient when I had lost 50% vision in my right eye. His office was very efficient with procedures and tests to evaluate my problem. Dr. Dooner explained my condition was caused by a blocked artery in my eye and this could be an indicator of future problems. He ordered an...more
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I have been going to Dr. Dooner for several years now. He is the best eye care doctor that I have been in contact with. He has very good bed side manner. He takes the time and explain the situation thoroughly and in language you can understand. He patient is superior and his office staff is the...more
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I highly recommend Dr. Dooner to anyone requiring retinal procedures. I've been seeing him for several years to arrest the onset of wet macular degeneration and the shots have been successful to date - the initial impact on the vision of one eye can't be reversed but he has positively controlled...more
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On 07/18/2017 you gave us this review: 5.0 /5 I have been astounded by the care I received from Dr. Dooner. It began when he met me at his office on an emergency basis one Sunday morning. From there a series of appointments and procedures saved my vision. I just "graduated" after a couple of...more
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