Dr. James Theurer, MD

Dr. James Theurer, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. James Theurer, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Payson, UT and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1172 E 100 N Ste 4

Payson, UT 84651

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Theurer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Theurer "Dr. Theurer is constantly searching for ways to improve eye care procedures. The ability to help people is what motivates him to continually increase his knowledge and skill. Dr Theurer has extensive training in general ophthalmology ans specialty training in the treatment of cataracts. he has performed over 2,000 cataract surgeries and his work has been published in the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Greater Baltimore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ut Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Theurer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Theurer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Theurer to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Theurer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

He can put you at ease almost instantly. He is so nice and personable. He knows what he's doing and he's good at it. I would recommend.
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His staff was so great. They were so happy and when asked if they enjoy working for Dr. Theurer they all answered yes with a great big smile! He was amazing!!
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Excellent Doctor, been seeing him for years. He has helped me keep my eye pressure in control. Would highly recommend him to friends and neighbors.
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I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND Dr. Theurer! He has been my doctor through a mini-stroke that he immediately recognized. I had to walk in off the street not knowing what was wrong. They staff took care of me as though I were family (or better). He just did my second cataract surgery in two weeks and...more
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a few years ago i had the chance to visit with Dr Theurer in his office. I was having bad headaches for awhile, he saw me and he was an expertise to me. He is so very kind and has the best bedside manners. I would highly recommend this doctor to you.
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