Dr. James Oakman Jr, MD
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Ophthalmology | Male

Care Philosophy

As a medical doctor, Dr. Oakman views the eye in the context of the entire body and systemic pathologies. At Southern Eye, we view your health record as belonging to you. We will not share through electronic means or otherwise any of your records without your expressed consent. We believe in the sanctity of the doctor-patient relationship, clear communication, and that all medical decision making should be made strictly in that context. We treat patients and families one-at-a-time, never rushed, and with an eagerness to explain complicated disease processes to improve care. Our desire is to be the best comprehensive ophthalmology practice in the southeast. We seek to be valuable and edifying.

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Biography

Dr. Oakman enjoys volunteering in short term medical missions with an emphasis on Christian evangelism. He also staffs Lion's Club clinics and serves on the deacon board of his church. He serves as the Vice President of Citizens Impact in Georgia and is a Gideon.

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    Dr. Oakman enjoys volunteering in short term medical missions with an emphasis on Christian evangelism. He also staffs Lion's Club clinics and serves on the deacon board of his church. He serves as the Vice President of Citizens Impact in Georgia and is a Gideon.

    Dr. Oakman Jr's Care Philosophy

    As a medical doctor, Dr. Oakman views the eye in the context of the entire body and systemic pathologies. At Southern Eye, we view your health record as belonging to you. We will not share through electronic means or otherwise any of your records without your expressed consent. We believe in the sanctity of the doctor-patient relationship, clear communication, and that all medical decision making should be made strictly in that context. We treat patients and families one-at-a-time, never rushed, and with an eagerness to explain complicated disease processes to improve care. Our desire is to be the best comprehensive ophthalmology practice in the southeast. We seek to be valuable and edifying.

    Dr. Oakman 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 Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Allergic Conjunctivitis
    • Anterior Polar Cataract 2
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Blepharitis
    • Blurred Vision
    • Cataract
    • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 1
    • Chalazion
    • Closed-Angle Glaucoma
    • Conjunctival Disorders
    • Cornea Guttata With Anterior Polar Cataract
    • Corneal Abrasion
    • Corneal Flash Burns
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Episcleritis
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Flashes
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Keratitis
    • Lens Disorders
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Posterior Capsule Clouding
    • Presbyopia
    • Retina Diseases
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleritis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Severe Myopia
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Detachment

    Education

    • Medical School
      Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1991

    • Internship Hospital
      Erlanger Medical Center Baroness Campus

      Completed in 1992

    • Residency Hospital
      Palmetto Health Richland

      Completed in 1998

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Biopsy
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Conjunctivoplasty
    • Contact Lens Exams
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Implantable Contact Lens
    • Iridectomy
    • Iridotomy
    • LASIK
    • Laser Surgery
    • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
    • Photocoagulation
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
    • Refractive Surgery
    • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
    • Trabeculectomy
    • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)
    • YAG Iridotomy
    • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty