Dr. James Weisz, MD

Dr. James Weisz, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. James Weisz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hamden, CT and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

2440 Whitney Ave Ste 103

Hamden, CT 06518

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 91% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 90% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Weisz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Weisz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Weisz "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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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • 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
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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7  Procedures

  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Overlook Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weisz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weisz's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Weisz'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
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