Dr. James Talbot, MD

Dr. James Talbot, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 76
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Dr. James Talbot, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New Canaan, CT and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.

11 Burtis Ave Ste 203

New Canaan, CT 06840

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 21 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Nearsightedness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lazy Eye
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

83  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • West Point BS 1965, Harvard Business School MBA 1972, Univ of Texas HSC, San Antonio Tx 1980
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Presby Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Presbyterian Hospital Of Dallas
    Internship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Talbot has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Talbot's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Talbot to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Talbot's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (3)

D. Talbot is the best doctor ever. He is a professionalist and a very good person. He took time to talk to me and explained everything. He is so kind and patient. He really cares about his patients. He is perfect! I highly recommend this doctor. God bless him! The other office staff is nice and...more
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Waited SO LONG in the waiting room. Staff was very friendly, including the Dr. himself, but I felt very disrespected. It's not right to keep people who arrived timely for their appointments waiting for that long.
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He was extremely thorough and helpful.
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