Dr. James Wymore, MD

Dr. James Wymore, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. James Wymore, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rock Island, IL and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

4731 45th Street Ct

Rock Island, IL 61201

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Senile Cataracts
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more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Wymore's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wymore "Dr. James Wymore joined Eye Surgeons Associates in 1990. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Iowa where he also received his medical degree. He completed his internship at the University of Oklahoma and residency in ophthalmology at the University of Missouri. As part of his ophthalmology residency he also studied at Stanford University. With over 20 years of experience in his field Dr. Wymore's clinical interests are in general ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and serves as treasurer of Eye Surgeons."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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2  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • U Okla Hlth Sci Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • U Mo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wymore has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wymore's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wymore to family and friends
12 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wymore'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

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Wymore is calm and efficient. He is obviously very knowledgeable. He makes patients feel that they can trust his diagnoses.
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Dr. Wymore is a skilled, experienced, and friendly physician. This practice has excellent providers, opticians, and staff. My family has been patients for 25+ years and have had a variety of services - pediatric, adult, and surgical. The eye specialities offered here are wonderful to have in...more
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Wow, we're blushing. Thank you so much for such a wonderful endorsement and for choosing ESA for you and your family!

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Dr. Wymore has a great bedside manner. He's kind, explains things very well and doesn't talk above his patients. I had an amazing ophthalmologist before I moved back to the Quad Cities, and was worried I wouldn't find someone as great. But he eased my mind, and I now know I can trust him with my...more
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Wow! Thanks for the wonderful recommendation! It's greatly appreciated.

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Dr. Wymore is an excellent ophthamologist with a wealth of knowledge and great chair side interaction. He has always taken the time to listen to my concerns and answer every question in an understandable manner. He carefully explains each procedure and findings, along with outcome expectations...more
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Thanks for sharing your experience and the wonderful rating. We appreciate it!

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I have been seeing Dr Wymore for several years. He is always very considerate and does not make you feel rushed during the appointment. He takes the time to answer questions and shares ideas and tips for my eye care.
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Thanks for the 5 star rating and sharing your experience with Dr. Wymore!

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