Dr. James Mims III, MD

Dr. James Mims III, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Mims III, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 49 years.

311 Camden St Ste 511

San Antonio, TX 78215

Contact Information

(210) 225-0084

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Mims III' Experience

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

Care Philosophy

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  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Hypertropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nystagmus
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Strabismus


  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Strabismus 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.


  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1964
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Annual Scientific Sessions Of The American Association For Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's Best Doctors, 2011
  • Best Doctors, 2011
  • AAO Honor Award, 1994
  • AAPOS Honor Award, 1998
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mims III' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mims III to family and friends
based on 24 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Mims III' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in San Antonio, TX |
Dr. Mims is an amazing Doctor. I have been taking my child to him for over 10 years. He is a very thorough doctor and provides you with so much information regarding the child's condition and treatment options. His staff is amazing and Priscilla R his Office Manager is so sweet and kind. She is very helpful as well. I highly recommend this Doctor.
in San Antonio |
He is best !!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Mims III accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Federal Employee Program
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
    Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH)
    Medicaid Assignment
    Medicaid HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Mims III has admitting privileges

Baptist Medical Center
111 Dallas St
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Methodist Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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