Dr. James Waldman, MD

Dr. James Waldman, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Waldman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in ophthalmology.

10819 SE Stark St Ste 200

Portland, OR 97216

Contact Information

(503) 255-2291

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
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more than 69% of peers
Glaucoma
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more than 67% of peers
Pterygium
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more than 65% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Waldman ""Providing patient satisfaction and care are my primary concerns. My goal is to provide the most recent, sophisticated, and safe technological innovations to a large number of people, giving them remarkable opportunities to restore or improve their vision.""
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Pittsburgh Presbyterian University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • University CO
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • U.S. Indian Health Services
    Other Education | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Waldman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waldman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waldman to family and friends
2.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Waldman's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Portland, OR
Dr. Waldman was over an hour and forty minutes behind, didn't even mention it let alone apologize. He showed obvious signs of frustration towards my elderly client not being able to immediately react to his direction during the exam. Overall he was very cold, disinterested, and just flat out not a...more
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in Boring, OR
Dr. Waldman is in my opinion a superb ophthalmologist. He is prompt, respectful, and easy to talk to. I always feel well cared for. I am very thankful for his services.
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