Dr. Maurice James, MD

Dr. Maurice James, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Maurice James, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.

971 Lakeland Dr Ste 563

Jackson, MS 39216

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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

Dr. James'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*

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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7  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

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Dr. James' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. James to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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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)

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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