Dr. James Howitt, MD

Dr. James Howitt, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. James Howitt, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in North Miami, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1460 NE 123rd St

North Miami, FL 33161

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 86% of peers
Excision of Chalazion
high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Howitt'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*

43  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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11  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • 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

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio-S
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howitt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howitt's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howitt to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Howitt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (2)

Very unhappy with the way he treated me, after and hour with his assistants in diferents rooms he didn't spend with me more than 5 minutes. Didn't explain the treatment clear. Didn't gave me a diagnosis neither
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Excellent care and service.
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