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James E. George, MD

James E. George, MD

Board-Certified Ophthalmologist

"What I enjoy most about ophthalmology is being able to help patients attain the best vision possible. I listen intently to each of my patients’ concerns, and then carefully examine them to determine the cause. I clearly explain the best options to correct the problem."

Dr. George graduated summa cum laude with a degree in biology from Creighton University. He then obtained his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota, where he received the Harry Plotke, MD award given to the most outstanding senior resident. He joined St. Paul Eye Clinic in 1996 after completing his residency.

Dr. George has performed thousands of refractive procedures and cataract surgeries. He is VISX® certified to offer the latest in WaveFront CustomVue® LASIK and PRK, and he performs cataract surgery utilizing state-of-the-art technology and techniques for optimal visual recovery. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist with special interests in cataract surgery, LASIK surgery, and comprehensive eye exams.

Board Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology, LASIK-Certified, VISX®-Certified

Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Internship: Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

Medical Degree: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Bachelor of Science: Biology, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Member: American Academy of Ophthalmology, Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology, Minnesota Medical Association, Twin Cities Medical Society

Licensed: Minnesota