Dr. James Koster, MD

Dr. James Koster, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Koster, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

3201 W Peoria Ave Ste C603

Phoenix, AZ 85029

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona PHCS
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 26 More

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Top Care Areas

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Senile Cataracts
high
more than 93% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 91% of peers
Chalazion
high
more than 86% of peers

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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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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 Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Kellogg Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Koster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koster's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Koster to family and friends
4.7
based on 12 total reviews
Dr. Koster'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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Koster accepts 35 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Arizona PHCS
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • City of Mesa Health Plan
  • Compusys
  • CopperPoint Mutual
    CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • LifeWise
  • Magellan Health Services
    Magellan Health Services HMO
  • Medlife
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    RAN/AMN
  • Principal Life
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    AHCCCS Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wausau Benefits
  • Western Health Advantage
    Western Health Advantage HMO
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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