Dr. James Overlease, MD

Dr. James Overlease, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. James Overlease, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from University Of Texas Health Science Center @ Houston and specializes in ophthalmology.

1004 Carondelet Dr Ste 405

Kansas City, MO 64114

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Overlease'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*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • University Of Texas Health Science Center @ Houston
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St Luke's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • St Luke's Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Missouri Kansas City
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Luke's Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Overlease has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Overlease's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Overlease to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Overlease'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

    16 to 30 minutes
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