Dr. James Powers, DO

Dr. James Powers, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Powers, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in New Port Richey, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, vitreoretinal disease & surgery, and more.


5413 US Highway 19

New Port Richey, FL 34652
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Powers'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.

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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11  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Lancaster Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Albany Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of South Florida Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Powers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Powers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Powers to family and friends
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Powers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Powers-Eyes is a wonderful blessing to many people. I would not be able to see out of my left eye if he had not given me thetreatment I needed 11 years ago. He is NOT in the business to make money and the officestairwells full of devoted patients and albums of thank you cards speak volumes in...more
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Made an appointment specifying I had Allergic Conjunctivitis. I asked that we simply trat my condition, and followup with any additional eye tests. I was told that Dr Powers insists all his patients get a comprehensive exam ( I'm sure to maximize revenue.) After 2 hours and 3 different...more
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