Dr. James Dooner, MD

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Dr. James Dooner, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Austin Retina Associates 801 W 38th St Ste 200, Austin, TX 78705 Get Directions
(512) 451-0103

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Dr. Dooner specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Austin, TX. He practices at 5 locations.

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Georgetown, TX |
Dr Dooner got me in right away with a lense detachment and suspected retinal tear. He took the time to examine me thoroughly and to explain what needed to be done to correct the problem. I never felt rushed even though he was extremely busy. I don't know many doctors who would spend a holiday weekend doing surgery and post-op visits on patients, but that is exactly what he did. He is a dedicated and compassionate doctor and his staff is great! I am so grateful to have been referred to him.
in Leander, Tx. |
Dr. Dooner is a very caring and compassionate doctor. He takes his time to explain things to you, in a way that you can understand them. He is not like a lot of doctors who come in and visit for a few minutes and then leave. He takes his time with his patients. I am very happy that I found a doctor that is truly concerned about your eye issues.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Uveitis
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Floaters
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • 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)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

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

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    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, National University Of Ireland, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    St John'S Mercy Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Alabama At Birmingham

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Retina and Vitreous Assocs AL

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Rochester

    Graduated in 1985

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Dooner's Office & Staff

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16 – 30 minutes

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients