Dr. James Pasternack, MD

Dr. James Pasternack, MD

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Age 63
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Dr. James Pasternack, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Windsor, CT and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

1080 Day Hill Rd

Windsor, CT 06095

Contact Information

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

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

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

Dr. Pasternack'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.

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'"

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  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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16  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

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pasternack to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

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...more
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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.
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patient, listens to patient concerns and answers them fully, no rushed or hurried visits ever.
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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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