Dr. James Lusk, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
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Dr. James Lusk, MD
Dr. James Lusk, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Shreveport, LA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Lusk is affiliated with Minden Medical Center, CHRISTUS Health Shreveport - Bossier and Willis-Knighton Medical Center.

451 Ashley Ridge Blvd

Shreveport, LA 71106

Contact Information

(318) 222-5555

Dr. James Lusk, MD

Dr. James Lusk, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sjögren's Syndrome
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lusk "Our goal is to give the patient the best surgical/ medical care. In eye care, preoperative measurements and surgical precision are critical to an ideal result. I am a high volume cataract surgeon with over 1400 cataracts per year and another 1000 surgical procedures including LASIK. I personally measure each patient. Studies in ophthalmology confirm that high volume leads to better outcomes. Our experienced team of 27 employees delivers outstanding results."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
50

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Baylor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Tex Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Tex Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lusk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lusk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lusk to family and friends
3.0
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Lusk's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lusk accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Lusk has admitting privileges

CHRISTUS Health Shreveport - Bossier
1 Saint Mary Pl
Shreveport, LA 71101
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Minden Medical Center
1 Medical Plaza Pl
Minden, LA 71055
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Willis-Knighton Medical Center
2600 Greenwood Rd
Shreveport, LA 71103
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