Dr. James McHale, MD

Dr. James McHale, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. James McHale, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5965 E Broad St Ste 480

Columbus, OH 43213

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. McHale performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 89% of peers
Diplopia
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. McHale's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Oh State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McHale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McHale's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McHale to family and friends
31 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. McHale's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I have been going to Dr. McHale for a number of years. I just recently had cataract surgery and could not be happier. I respected the fact that Dr. McHale did not rush into surgery. I am very confident that he took the time to properly diagnose and recommend the very best product for my needs. ...more
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I met DR McHale at least 15 to 20 yrs ago in order to follow well visits for my eyes. each visit my eye exams included the usual to check my vision prescribing new lens etc. I had cataracts in both eyes that were removed with ease after a block performed by an anesthesiologist. No pain, no...more
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I was referred to Dr. McHale for cataract and lens implant surgery. The entire experience was way beyond any of my expectations. I was told my eyes were the worst he'd ever operated on and even though I new this would improve my vision, I was amazed at how much improved my vision really is. I do...more
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Dr Mchale is very friendly and a very good doctor. He explains everything in detail leaving no doubt. I will recommend him to everybody needing ophthalmology services.
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I like Dr McHale. He spent plenty of time with me and was very informative. On the other hand, his staff is less than nice and way too business like and unfriendly. I got the impression that I was taking up their time. Especially the woman at the front desk. They just want to get you in and out....more
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