Dr. James Safar, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(8)
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Dr. James Safar, MD
Dr. James Safar, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Mesquite, TX. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Safar is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

6500 Northwest Dr Ste 350

Mesquite, TX 75150

Contact Information
Dr. James Safar, MD

Dr. James Safar, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Care Philosophy

We treat all our patients as family.
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Dr. Safar's Experience

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Dr. Safar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
31

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • 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)
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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Safar has admitting privileges

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