Dr. James Major Jr, MD

Ocular Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
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Dr. James Major Jr, MD
Dr. James Major grew up in Coral Gables, Florida where his father practiced ophthalmology. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Emory University and Masters and Doctor of Philosophy in Biology at The University of Texas at Austin. He then served as an Assistant Professor at UT and was awarded the University's highest honor for teaching. Thereafter, he received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine where he also served on the faculty for two years. Dr. Major completed his ophthalmology residency and vitreoretinal fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami, the top rated ophthalmology department and residency program in the nation. Following fellowship, Dr. Major served on the Bascom Palmer faculty as Chief Resident and Co-Director of Ocular Trauma. He has published over thirty scientific papers, book chapters, and national meeting abstracts on vitreoretinal surgery, diabetic retinopathy, endophthalmitis, raptor retina imaging, and ocular trauma. Dr. Major is an active member of the Retina Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and the American College of Surgeons. He is fluent in both English and Spanish and enjoys football, the outdoors, and history.

6750 West Loop S Ste 1060

Bellaire, TX 77401

Contact Information

(713) 521-0555

Dr. James Major Jr, MD

Dr. James Major Jr, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 8 More

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Dr. Major Jr's Experience

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Dr. Major Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ocular Oncology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ocular Oncology
  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Ophthalmic Pathology
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Technology
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Emory Univer
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Aetna
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  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
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  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Hospitals where Dr. Major Jr has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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