Dr. James Patterson, MD

Dr. James Patterson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. James Patterson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lakewood, CO and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

11750 W 2nd Pl Ste 235

Lakewood, CO 80228

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Foreign Body Removal from Eye
very high
more than 95% of peers
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
very high
more than 95% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Patterson'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. Patterson "Our doctors and staff are dedicated, well informed and provide First Class Customer Service to all of our patients. Our goal is to provide the best technology available, coupled with the finest patient care. To learn more about how Colorado Ophthalmology Associates can help you achieve clearer vision, schedule a consultation with one of our physicians today in Denver or Lakewood."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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18  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Colorado
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • North Canterbury Hospital Board
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patterson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patterson's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patterson to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Patterson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Went in for a routine eye exam and had a great experience!
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Dr. Patterson was low-pressure, knowledgeable and assuring when I went in to discuss trading my glasses for LASIK. We discussed my specific higher order conditions, the pros/cons of each procedure and eventually settled on Bladeless LASIK as the route for me. I have been a glasses wearer since I...more
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Assembly line. Was not listened to. On 2 visits told him I couldn't see and Dr Patterson told me I just needed to adjust. On 3rd follow up asked for different doctor. I was told I had stigma and & needed glasses. Was charged for exam instead of follow up. Patterson missed the stigma. Awful,...more
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I had a problem after surgery and called; never received a call back. Had to make an appt and go to the office which was difficult as I have no car.
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