Dr. James Major Jr, MD

Dr. James Major Jr, MD

Ocular Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(3)
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Dr. James Major Jr, MD is an ocular oncology doctor who practices in Bellaire, TX. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Read his story

6750 West Loop S Ste 1060

Bellaire, TX 77401

Contact Information

(713) 521-0555

Insurance Accepted

  • 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
  • 13 More

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Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 96% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 96% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Major Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Major Jr "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."

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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
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
68

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • 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
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • 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
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • 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

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
Media & Publications

Dr. Major Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Major Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Major Jr to family and friends
5.0
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Dr. Major Jr'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
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Major Jr accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MagnaCare
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American

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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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