Dr. James Kresca, MD

Dr. James Kresca, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. James Kresca, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Champaign, IL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2151 S Neil St

Champaign, IL 61820

Contact Information

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Dr. Kresca'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  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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5  Procedures

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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

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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