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Dr. James Lewis, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.2 (44)
Map Pin Small Elkins Park, PA
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Lewis, MD

Dr. James Lewis, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Elkins Park, PA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College and is affiliated with Holy Redeemer Hospital, Phoenixville Hospital and Pottstown Hospital. Dr. Lewis, completed a residency at Duke Eye Center. Patients rated Dr. Lewis an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Lewis works at James S. Lewis, MD in Elkins Park, PA with other offices in Philadelphia, PA, Phoenixville, PA and Fort Washington, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Diabetic Retinopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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. Lewis' Office Locations

  1. 1
    James S. Lewis, MD
    8380 Old York Rd # 110, Elkins Park, PA 19027 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 886-9090
  2. 2
    The Eye Institute
    1200 W Godfrey Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 886-9090
  3. 3
    Fab Eye Care Center
    286 Griffen St, Phoenixville, PA 19460 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 886-9090
  4. 4
    Fab Eye Care Center
    286 Griffen St, Phoenixville, PA 19460 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (610) 933-4411
  5. 5
    The Eye Institute
    1200 W Godfrey Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 276-6000
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    The Surgery Center at Fort Washington
    467 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 108, Fort Washington, PA 19034 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 886-9090

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Holy Redeemer Hospital
  • Phoenixville Hospital
  • Pottstown Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Diabetic Retinopathy
Glaucoma Surgery
Keratitis
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Blepharitis
Cataract
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Corneal Diseases
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Lazy Eye
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Macular or Retinal Edema
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Retinal Hemorrhage
Senile Cataracts
Squamous Blepharitis
Visual Field Defects
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cornea Surgery
Dilation of Outflow Canal
Goniotomy
Tear Duct Surgery
Accommodation Disorders
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Autoimmune Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blindness
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Choroidal Dystrophy
Choroidal Hemorrhage Rupture
Choroideremia
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Cataracts
Diplopia
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Dislocation of Lens
Disorder of Choroid
Dry Eyes
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Ectropion of Eyelid
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Esotropia
Exotropia
Eye Cancer
Farsightedness
Floaters
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Headache
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Herpetic Keratitis
Hordeolum
Hyphema
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Iridocyclitis
Keratoconus
Macular Hole
Marfan Syndrome
Migraine
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Nearsightedness
Nodular Episcleritis
Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Pinguecula
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Pterygium
Retina Diseases
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinoschisis
Strabismus
Stye
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Sympathetic Uveitis
Tear Duct Disorders
Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vascular Disease
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Anterior Vitrectomy
Cornea Tattooing
Cornea Transplant
Corneal Tattooing
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eyelid Surgery
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
LASIK
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Ocular Prosthetics
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    4.2
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    Patient Ratings (44)
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    4 Star
    (1)
    3 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. James Lewis, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1225092315
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Flinders Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Duke Eye Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • St Marys Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. James Lewis, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lewis is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Lewis has seen patients for Diabetic Retinopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lewis on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    44 patients have reviewed Dr. Lewis. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lewis.

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