Dr. James Handa, MD

Dr. James Handa, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. James Handa, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

600 NORTH WOLFE STREET

Baltimore, MD 21287

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
high
more than 90% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
high
more than 84% of peers
Eye Surgery
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Handa'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*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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 School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Graduate Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Duke Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Southern California School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Handa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Handa's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Handa to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Handa'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 (2)

I only have one eye and that eye developed a macular pucker from an epiretinal membrane. Dr Handa removed this from my retina and saved my vision .. He is an awesome surgeon and wonderful person and even though he is world renowned, his personality and bedside manner is wonderful. He is an amazing...more
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