Dr. James Lahey, MD

Dr. James Lahey, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. James Lahey, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Union City, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3553 Whipple Rd

Union City, CA 94587

Contact Information

(510) 675-3020

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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Retina Diseases
normal
more than 7% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

17  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Esotropia
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

6  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St Mary's Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Jules Stein UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lahey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lahey's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lahey to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Lahey'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Lahey repaired my macular hole in 2010. Dr Lahey was incredibly kind, patient and willing to answer any questions I had. I chose him over the head of the Kaiser SF opthamology dept to do the surgery even though it was a long drive. I am so glad I did. Dr Lahey is the best!
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