Dr. Milton James, MD

Dr. Milton James, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Milton James, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Durham, NC. He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

4102 N Roxboro St

Durham, NC 27704

Contact Information

(919) 595-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Chalazion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
high
more than 80% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. James' bio

This content was provided by Dr. James "Milton James, M.D. is a board-certified specialist in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous. Dr. James completed his undergraduate degree at Columbia University and earned honors during his medical school training at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. James completed his internship at the University of Southern California in the Los Angeles County Hospital system. He then completed his Ophthalmology residency at the Health Science Center at Syracuse University and received fellowship training in vitreo~retinal disorders at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Prior to his entry into private practice, Dr. James worked with ORBIS International, a nonprofit humanitarian organization designed to treat and prevent blindness throughout the world. Dr. James has provided eye care in Asia, Africa, Central America and the Caribbean. Before joining North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat, Dr. James practiced in northeastern Ohio as a retina specialist and was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Northeastern Ohio University School of Medicine. Dr. James was involved in the Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study and has also helped to evaluate different surgical techniques related to muscle surgery in children and adults. He is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Medical Association."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Presbyopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • 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
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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 Univeristy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Southern California Medical Center Los Angeles County
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Syracuse University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Orbis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Piedmont Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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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)

had sudden severe floaters/flashes/haze in one eye. got an appt with dr. james very quickly. he found a tear in my retina and did a laser repair that morning. he is professional and skilled.
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