Dr. James Umlas, MD

Dr. James Umlas, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. James Umlas, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lexington, MA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.

21 Worthen Rd Ste 3

Lexington, MA 02421

Contact Information

(781) 862-1620

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 91% of peers
Hypertropia
normal
more than 82% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
normal
more than 75% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

147  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract - Aberrant Oral Frenula - Growth Delay
  • Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
  • Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
  • Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
  • Cataract - Congenital Ichthyosis
  • Cataract - Microcornea Syndrome
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Cataract Dental Syndrome
  • Cataract Hutterite Type
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Cataract, Anterior Polar, Dominant
  • Cataract, Autosomal Recessive, Congenital 2
  • Cataract, Congenital Nuclear, Autosomal Recessive 1
  • Cataract, Congenital Nuclear, Autosomal Recessive 2
  • Cataract, Congenital, Autosomal Dominant
  • Cataract, Congenital, Cerulean, Type 1
  • Cataract, Congenital, Volkmann Type
  • Cataract, Congenital, With Microcornea or Slight Microphthalmia
  • Cataract, Crystalline Aculeiform or Frosted
  • Cataract, Crystalline Coralliform
  • Cataract, Juvenile, With Microcornea and Glucosuria
  • Cataract, Microphthalmia - Nystagmus
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 1
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 2
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 3
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 4
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 5
  • Cataract, Total Congenital
  • Cataract, Zonular
  • Chalazion
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Defects - Arachnodactyly - Cardiopathy
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyebrow Disorders
  • Eyebrows Duplication Syndactyly
  • Eyebrows, Duplication of, With Stretchable Skin and Syndactyly
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Ectopia Microspherophakia - Stiff Joints - Short Stature
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, B
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, C
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, D
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, E
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, F
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, G
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, I
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, J
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, K
  • Glaucoma 3, Primary Congenital, A
  • Glaucoma 3, Primary Infantile, B
  • Glaucoma Acquired Secondary to Intraocular Neoplasm
  • Glaucoma Associated With Systemic Abnormalities
  • Glaucoma in Ciliochorodial Detachment
  • Glaucoma in Epithelial Ingrowth
  • Glaucoma in Intra Ocular Tumours
  • Glaucoma in Iridoschisis.
  • Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Hazy Vision
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Degeneration - Nanophthalmos - Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Disinsertion Syndrome
  • Retinal Dysplasia, X - Linked
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Deafness - Mental Retardation - Hypogonadism
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Mental Retardation - Deafness
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 1
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 27
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 29
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa Deafness Hypogenitalism
  • Retinitis Punctata Albescens
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinohepatoendocrinologic Syndrome
  • Retinopathic Oxygen Toxicity
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy - Anemia - CNS Anomalies
  • Retinopathy - Aplastic Anemia - Neurological Abnormalities
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinopathy, Arteriosclerotic
  • Retinopathy, Pigmentary - Mental Retardation
  • Retinoschisis
  • Retinoschisis of Fovea
  • Retinoschisis, Autosomal Dominant
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • New Eng Deaconess Med Center Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New Eng Med Center Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Umlas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Umlas' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Umlas to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Umlas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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