Dr. James Tammaro, MD

Dr. James Tammaro, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. James Tammaro, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Clifton Park, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from BAYLOR COLL OF MED in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

10 Maxwell Dr Ste 103

Clifton Park, NY 12065

Contact Information

(518) 383-8589

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Benesys
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 84% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
high
more than 82% of peers
Retinal Telangiectasia
normal
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Tammaro'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • BAYLOR COLL OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • St Joseph Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Oreg Hlth Scis U-Casey Eye Inst
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tammaro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tammaro's Reviews

1.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tammaro to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Tammaro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Tammaro just completed cataract surgery on me. Both eyes. I'm so happy First I can see distance perfectly. The colors are amazing. I would highly recommend him. Everything went smoothly. I think he is the best. I'm so glad I had it done. At first I was concerned because he replaced my...more
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He did my cataract surgeries and had to send me to Phoenix to another Dr to do lasix surgery on both eyes after he did each eye. He paid the fee to fix his screw ups. Wow. Should have gone to Phoenix in the beginning.
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Did cataract surgery on one eye and made it worse because he did not check for underlying problems. I had some typical light glare caused by cataracts but also had underlying thin retina which made the glare much, much worse after the cataract was removed. He should have checked for that. I also...more
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