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Biography

Dr. James M. Weisz received his undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude from Harvard College where he was also named a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society and a Harvard National Scholar. He then attended the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons graduating as a member of the prestigious medical honors society Alpha Omega Alpha and receiving both the Sandoz award and the Edith and Denton McKane memorial award for outstanding scholarship and research.

He then continued his medical training in Ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute of the University of California at Los Angeles. This was followed by fellowship training in uveitis also at the Jules Stein Eye Institute for which Dr. Weisz was supported by a Heed Foundation Fellowship. Then Dr. Weisz completed specialty training in medical and surgical retinal diseases at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins Medical School; this time supported by a Heed/Knapp foundation fellowship.

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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. James M. Weisz received his undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude from Harvard College where he was also named a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society and a Harvard National Scholar. He then attended the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons graduating as a member of the prestigious medical honors society Alpha Omega Alpha and receiving both the Sandoz award and the Edith and Denton McKane memorial award for outstanding scholarship and research.

He then continued his medical training in Ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute of the University of California at Los Angeles. This was followed by fellowship training in uveitis also at the Jules Stein Eye Institute for which Dr. Weisz was supported by a Heed Foundation Fellowship. Then Dr. Weisz completed specialty training in medical and surgical retinal diseases at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins Medical School; this time supported by a Heed/Knapp foundation fellowship.

Dr. Weisz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  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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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Overlook Medical Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 1996

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery