Dr. James Koster, MD

Dr. James Koster, MD

Ophthalmic Surgery | Male | 44 years old

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Dr. Koster specializes in Ophthalmic Surgery and practices in Phoenix, AZ. He practices at 3 locations.

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
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  •  No sanctions found
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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Arizona

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Kellogg Eye Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery