Dr. Maurice James, MD

Dr. Maurice James, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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67 y/o
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Dr. Maurice James, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Jackson, MS. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

Maurice James, MD

971 Lakeland Dr Ste 563

Jackson, MS 39216
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
46

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Harlem Colum P&S
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Harlem Colum P&S
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Vanderbilt
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. James has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. James does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. James and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. James' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. James to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. James' 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 (1)
in Jackson, MS |
Dr. James is very professional. He actually knows what he is doing. Most physicians run tests that you do not need. Not Dr. James. He's thorough also.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. James accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. James has admitting privileges

Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
1225 N State St
Jackson, MS 39202
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St. Dominic Hospital
969 Lakeland Dr
Jackson, MS 39216
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