Dr. James Pickett III, MD

Dr. James Pickett III, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. James Pickett III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Marcos, TX and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1300 Wonder World Dr

San Marcos, TX 78666

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Astigmatism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 98% of peers
Farsightedness
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Pickett III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pickett III "Dr. James Pickett is a board-certified ophthalmologist who has been practicing general ophthalmology in San Marcos since 1986. He was born in Oklahoma but has lived most of his life in Texas. For his undergraduate degree, Dr. Pickett graduated with honors from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. Upon completion of his medical degree, Dr. Pickett spent a one-year internship at St. Joseph's Hospital in Houston. He served his three-year ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio. Dr. Pickett is committed to providing his patients with the most advanced surgical, laser, and medical technologies available for the treatment of eye diseases. This requires attending frequent continuing medical education seminars and courses. Dr. Pickett sees patients in his San Marcos office Monday through Friday, and one afternoon a week at the Wimberley office. Dr. Pickett lives in San Marcos with his wife, Claire, and their three daughters. He is active in his local church. In his spare time, he enjoys many outdoor activities, especially snow skiing and horseback riding."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

78  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Joseph Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • U Tex
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pickett III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pickett III's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pickett III to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Pickett III'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He checked my problem out thoroughly & gave me relief. He is a very nice person.
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