Dr. James Knowles, MD

Dr. James Knowles, MD

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Age 59
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Dr. James Knowles, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Beavercreek, OH and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology and aerospace medicine.

4235 Indian Ripple Rd Ste 100

Beavercreek, OH 45440

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • CareSource
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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

Stye
very high
more than 95% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 90% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Knowles'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Aerospace Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Aerospace Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Preventive Medicine*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Us Air Force Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Mayo Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Usaf Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Usaf Sch Aerosp Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Wilford Hall Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Mph-Masters In Public Health, University Of Texas
    Other Education | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Knowles has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Knowles' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Knowles to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Knowles' 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

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Knowles was best decision made. I had 2 different procedures with him. He is wonderful. Dr Knowles explained everything before, during and after. He was very calming and took the time to answer questions, worries or concerns. His staff are very warm and knowledgeable.
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I was not satisfied with his answers or concerns after surgery
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Dear Doris, Sorry for a late reply online - I only recently learned that I can reply via this website. Our staff and I have tried to identify and contact you regarding your experience, but we have been unable to do so. If you had an unsatisfactory experience, I am sorry and I definitely want to know as many details as possible so we can continuously improve the patient care we provide. Please call our office (937.427.2020) and I would be happy to speak with you. Dr. Knowles

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Dr. Knowles and the entire staff at Stahl Vision, that I encountered, were wonderful, helpful and professional. Like a lot of people who have put off having any Lasik procedure, I too waited but after having the procedure I'm sorry I waited so long. I'm still amazed at my vision and it has only...more
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Dr. Knowles and the entire staff at Stahl Vision were AMAZING!!! It has been the best customer service and medical experience I have ever had. I've been wanting to do it for years but always talked myself out of it. I finally had enough of glasses and contacts so had PRK done three weeks ago....more
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