Dr. James Gills III, MD

Dr. James Gills III, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. James Gills III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tarpon Springs, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.

43309 US Highway 19 N

Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Farsightedness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Gills III'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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13  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Usf
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Usf
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Cornea Dr Ramsey St Lukes
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gills III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gills III' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gills III to family and friends
42 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Gills III' 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 (5)

Dr. Gills performed my cataract surgery on 18 Oct and 28 Oct, '16. I had reading glasses but didn't need them for distance. My left eye, with an astigmatism, was done first with a Toric? Lens placed and I'm very satisfied with the results. My right, the best of the two prior, was then done with...more
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I accompanied a friend to the office and know the office was very busy on day of visit. Dr. Gills was professional on entry to exam room but seemed to be in a hurry to see next patient. He only made occasional eye contact and explained planned procedure too quickly, He used medical terms and...more
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Very professional. Wished he spent more time with me post surgery.
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Very personable and reassuring. He is confident and relaxed which in stills the same feeling in his patients
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I would not go back to this doctor unless you would like to physically pushed around,A staff member came up behind me while I was talking to the doctors assistant,and stuck her fingers into my hip and forcibly pushed me and tried to shut the door on me!!!!!!!!!!
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