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Dr. James Edwards, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.3 (11)
Map Pin Small Cleveland, OH
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Edwards, MD

Dr. James Edwards, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Cleveland, OH. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY / MEDICAL CENTER and is affiliated with Southwest General Health Center. Patients rated Dr. Edwards an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Edwards works at Practice in Cleveland, OH. They frequently treat conditions like Ocular Hypertension and Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Edwards' Office Locations

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    5500 Ridge Rd Ste 208, Cleveland, OH 44129 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (440) 884-7181

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Southwest General Health Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Ocular Hypertension
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Eyeball Contusion

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Ocular Hypertension
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Eyeball Contusion
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Cataract
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Chalazion
Choroidal Dystrophy
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Diseases
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
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Disorder of Choroid
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Eyes
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Esophoria
Esotropia
Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Heterophoria
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Macular or Retinal Edema
Migraine
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Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Paralytic Strabismus
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Dystrophy
Senile Cataracts
Strabismus
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Cataract Removal Surgery
Accommodation Disorders
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Astigmatism
Bell's Palsy
Blepharitis
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chorioretinal Scars
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Ectropion of Eyelid
Entropion
Exophoria
Exotropia
Eye Pain
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Farsightedness
Foreign Body in Eye
Headache
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Herpetic Keratitis
Hordeolum
Hypertropia
Hyphema
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Hypotropia
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Iridocyclitis
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Keratoconus
Lazy Eye
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Miosis
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Nearsightedness
Nystagmus
Optic Neuritis
Pinguecula
Presbyopia
Pterygium
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Trichiasis
Ulcerative Blepharitis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
B-Scan Ultrasound
Blepharoplasty
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Contact Lens Treatment
Cornea Surgery
Excision of Chalazion
Eye Test
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Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma Surgery
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Ultrasound, Eye
Vision Screening
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    4.3
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    Based on 11 ratings
    Patient Ratings (11)
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    About Dr. James Edwards, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1154438257
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY / MEDICAL CENTER
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. James Edwards, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Edwards is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Edwards has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Edwards has seen patients for Ocular Hypertension and Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Edwards on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Edwards. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Edwards.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Edwards, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Edwards appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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