Dr. James Kresca, MD

Dr. James Kresca, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Kresca, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Champaign, IL. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

2151 S Neil St

Champaign, IL 61820

Contact Information

(217) 352-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Stye
normal
more than 82% of peers
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
normal
more than 80% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
normal
more than 80% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
39

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Prescribing Drugs/Controlled Substances to Friends/Family (8/12/2015)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Kresca, James Robert MD: License # 36055317: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in prescribing several prescriptions for one of his employees without maintaining medical records of said prescriptions. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license and imposed a FINE in the amount $1,000.00.
    State: Illinois

Education

  • Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • So Ill U Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Loyola U-Hines Va Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kresca has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kresca has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kresca's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kresca to family and friends
2.3
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Kresca's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Danville, IL |
Buyer beware! While Dr. Kresca seemed competent and caught that my lenses needed to be changed, this clinic is geared towards maximizing profits. Staff suggested, but was careful not to state clearly, that lens enhancements such as anti-glare coatings would be fully covered. They weren't, and two...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kresca accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Kresca has admitting privileges

Presence Covenant Medical Center
1400 West Parks Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
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