Dr. James Harrison Jr, MD

Dr. James Harrison Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 77
Dr. James Harrison Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1966 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3701 Dauphin St

Mobile, AL 36608

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 84% of peers
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

38  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Mobile Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • University of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harrison Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harrison Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harrison Jr to family and friends
9 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 1

Dr. Harrison Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I visited Dr. Harrison for my annual eye exam. The visit was exceptional both Dr. Harrison and his nurse were polite, courteous and handled my visit in a timely manner. I was able to get in and out within one hour. Both asked if I had special needs or problems of concern. I would gladly recommend...more
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Dr Harrison Jr has been my Dr. many years and He always gives the best care. I recommend him to all my family and friend.
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Dr. Harrison treats you like family.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Harrison for many years. I first saw him in the early 70's with a terrible case of conjunctivitis. He is my hero because about twelve years ago, he correctly diagnosed me with Sjogren's Disease. He worked with my dry eyes for years. He found the solution for me with...more
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Dr. Harrison has been my Ophthalmologist for many years. Has always addressed my concerns successfully.
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