Dr. James Safar, MD

Dr. James Safar, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Safar, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Mesquite, TX. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

6500 Northwest Dr Ste 350

Mesquite, TX 75150

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Presbyopia
normal
more than 63% of peers
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
normal
more than 61% of peers
Blepharitis
normal
more than 60% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Safar "We treat all our patients as family."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Nearsightedness
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • UTHSCSA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • TTUHSC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • UTHSCSA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Safar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Safar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safar to family and friends
2.9
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Safar's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Rockwall, TX |
Great staff, great doctor, great office!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Safar accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Safar has admitting privileges

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
8200 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX 75231
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