Dr. John Owen Jr, MD

Dr. John Owen Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. John Owen Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1 Independence Plz Ste 700

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Top Care Areas

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

Floaters
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 95% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Owen Jr'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • The Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Carraway Methodist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Owen Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Owen Jr's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Owen Jr to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Owen Jr's 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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I love this doctor and his staff, they're all very professional and patient, I have been going to him for over 10 years and never had a bad experience would recommend to my mother that's how well I think of him
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Dr. Owen and his office staff are excellent and I would highly recommend him to anyone needing cataract surgery. One week after surgery, I have 20/20 vision in my left eye without glasses. I haven't been able to see this well in years. I wish I had gone to him sooner! The procedure itself was...more
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Dr Owens is an excellent doctor who specializes in treating conditions of the eyes. He is well mannered, patient and will listen to and answer your questions. He is very knowledgeable in his field of medical practice. He has fabulous equipment that enables him to diagnose various conditions...more
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Over the last 5 years Dr.Owens has taken very good care of my concerns of losing my sight due to medicine taking due to my lupus . Also I have had surgery on both eyes, not only doing a good job ,but he followed up with a personal call to me to ask how I was doing. After having several...more
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Dr Owen is an awesome ophthalmologist and surgeon.
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