Dr. James Lawler, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

800 E 1st St Ankeny, IA 50021 Get Directions
Dr. James Lawler, MD
Dr. James Lawler, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Ankeny, IA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Lawler is affiliated with Broadlawns Medical Center.

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Dr. Lawler's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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    EXCELLENT
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    Under 10 minutes
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in Des Moines, IA |
He has removed a blood clot from my eye. I trust him 100% He was kind and concerned about my whole well being. He bent over backward to meet my schedule. He insisted on explaining everything. very friendly
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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
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  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Creighton University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Naval Medical Center San Diego

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Univerity Of Florida. Dept. Of Ophthalmology

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Retina and Vitreous Of Texas

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    Creighton University

    Graduated in 1990

  • Other Education
    U. S. Naval Flight Surgeon

    Completed in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

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