Dr. James Tweeten, MD

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Dr. James Tweeten, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Intermountain Eye Clinic 999 N Curtis Rd Ste 205, Boise, ID 83706 Get Directions
(208) 373-1200

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Dr. Tweeten specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Boise, ID. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      3.2 based on 17 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Tweeten's Office & Staff
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (16)
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      Dr. Tweeten was very rude. When I asked questions, he barely answered, and made me feel stupid for asking the questions in the first place. When I expressed concern about being able to see better without my glasses on at the end of the appointment, he handed me my new prescription and said, "Well, don't expect this to change anything." It was the worst experience I've ever had with an ophthalmologist.
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Blepharitis
      • Blindness
      • Blocked Tear Duct
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cataract
      • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
      • Chalazion
      • Chorioretinal Scars
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Drusen
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Dry Eyes
      • Esophoria
      • Exophoria
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Eyelid Spasm
      • Farsightedness
      • Floaters
      • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
      • Glaucoma
      • Headache
      • Heterophoria
      • Hypertropia
      • Hyphema
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Keratitis
      • Keratoconus
      • Lazy Eye
      • Macular Edema
      • Macular Hole
      • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
      • Migraine
      • Nearsightedness
      • Ocular Hypertension
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Paralytic Strabismus
      • Pinguecula
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Pterygium
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Retinal Hemorrhage
      • Retinal Ischemia
      • Retinal Vein Occlusion
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Solar Retinopathy
      • Strabismus
      • Tear Duct Disorders
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Trichiasis
      • Ulcer
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Vitreous Hemorrhage
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Excision of Chalazion
      • Eye Surgery
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
      • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Univ Of Co Sch Of Med

        Graduated in 1985

      • Internship Hospital
        U/Ut Program
      • Residency Hospital
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      • Fellowship Hospital
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      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • 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
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      Dr. Tweeten's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Tweeten

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients