Dr. James Kalpaxis, MD

Dr. James Kalpaxis, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(7)
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Dr. James Kalpaxis, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University of Virginia / Main Campus in 1974 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

4005 Spicewood Springs Rd Ste C600

Austin, TX 78759

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Astigmatism
very high
more than 92% of peers
Farsightedness
very high
more than 89% of peers
Nearsightedness
high
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Kalpaxis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kalpaxis "Dr. James Kalpaxis is an ophthalmologist providing eye exams, LASIK surgery, and much more to the Austin, TX area. Proudly serving the Austin community, we are a full-service ophthalmology clinic dedicated to providing our patients with the highest standard of eye care available anywhere. Our mission is to set the standard by which other ophthalmologists are judged, which is why we guarantee the highest level of service at Dr. James Kalpaxis MD. We offer comprehensive care, from complete diagnostic testing to specialized vision therapy, and we strive to educate our patients about eye health to assure a higher level of care at our clinic. We are constantly expanding our services to serve better our customers, and we're confident that our commitment to quality comes through with every visit."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergies
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Headache
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Princeton U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • University of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kalpaxis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kalpaxis does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kalpaxis and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kalpaxis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kalpaxis to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kalpaxis' 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
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kalpaxis accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kalpaxis has admitting privileges

Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's North Austin Medical Center
12221 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78758
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St. David's Round Rock Medical Center
2400 Round Rock Ave
Round Rock, TX 78681
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University Medical Center at Brackenridge
601 E 15th St
Austin, TX 78701
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