Dr. James Pasternack, MD

Dr. James Pasternack, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Pasternack, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Bloomfield, CT. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Pasternack is affiliated with Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford Hospital and Saint Francis Care.

4 Northwestern Dr Ste 400

Bloomfield, CT 06002

Contact Information

(860) 243-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 86% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pasternack "As a physician, I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care, working with my patients to achieve 'Best Care for a Lifetime'"
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
62

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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 Science & Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Naval Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Tufts University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pasternack has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pasternack's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pasternack to family and friends
3.6
based on 8 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Pasternack's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Bloomfield, CT |
Dr. P has taken care of my eyes for many years. However, he has a staff member that has quite an attitude if you don't follow the rules. This assistant does not take into account the events in the patient's life that may affect their health. This male assistant is so rude, I am thinking about leaving my long time opthalmologist! The assistant makes my blood pressure boil! The patient's time is JUST as important as the staff, but it was out of line for this man to compare his time to mine.
in Enfield, CT |
great doctor very good on his profession he explained the procedure before perform the cataract operations he explained the new lense that will be implant and the choice for distance and close. very professional i have recommend him for any of my family and friends.
in agawam, ma |
patient, listens to patient concerns and answers them fully, no rushed or hurried visits ever.
in Avon, CT |
Recently completed cataract surgery by Dr. Pasternack with excellent results. He and his staff were very good at explaining lens options, surgical procedures, and directions for pre- & post-op meds. Excellent staff at all three offices and especially at the Bloomfield Eye Surgery Center.
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Dr. Pasternack accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Pasternack has admitting privileges

Connecticut Children's Medical Center
282 Washington St
Hartford, CT 06106
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Hartford Hospital
80 Seymour St
Hartford, CT 06102
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Saint Francis Care
114 Woodland St
Hartford, CT 06105
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