Dr. James Lee, MD

Dr. James Lee, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Dr. James Lee, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Colorado Springs, CO. He has been practicing for 24 years.

9320 Grand Cordera Pkwy Ste 255

Colorado Springs, CO 80924

Contact Information

(719) 258-1240

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Floaters
very high
more than 98% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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 Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
2.7
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Lee's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Colorado Springs, CO |
Unfortunately too much of what happens in the office is handled by other than the doctors. I had a hole in my retina repaired. I was given instruction to call if problems developed. I called 3 times over a period of 2 weeks to describe problems in my vision that were getting progressively...more
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in Colorado Springs, CO |
Please stay away from this Dr. If you do want any further headache. I ordered annual eye examination. But he did not conduct it and charge me several treatments which I never asked. Then, when I called the office to ask why, no one gave us any reasonable explanation. Then they also threatened...more
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in Colorado Springs, CO |
I saw Dr. Lee the other day for my annual check up, as I have a family history of eye issues, the staff was amazing as they clearly explained to me exactly what they were testing. The visit was thankfully good news but I sincerely appreciate Dr. Lee for this time and explaining my situation to me
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in Colorado Springs, CO |
Not a good listener, does not answer patient questions. Poor bedside manner. From my personal experience I cannot recommend this doctor. Go elsewhere.
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Dr. Lee accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Choice
    Choice Open Access POS
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Choice PPO
    Commercial HMO
    Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Tricare
    Family Health Plan HMO
    Family Health Plan PPO
    Prime
    Standard
    TRICARE Active Duty Dental Program
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lee has admitting privileges

Lincoln Community Hospital
111 6th St
Hugo, CO 80821
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Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
2222 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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Pikes Peak Regional Hospital
16420 West Highway 24
Woodland Park, CO 80863
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St. Francis Medical Center
6001 E Woodmen Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80923
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University of Colorado Health - Memorial Hospital Central
1400 E Boulder St
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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