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Pediatric Ophthalmologist
44 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (15)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Mims, Pediatric Ophthalmologist is Good. Dr. Mims has been reviewed by 41 patients who have provided 15 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.6
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Eye Movement Disorders (Ocular Motility)
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)

Education & Awards

Dr. Mims graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010)
Am Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Honor Award AAPOS *
American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award American Academy of Ophthalmology *
Best Doctors Best Doctors in America *
Castle Connolly's Best Doctors in America Castle Connolly *


Dr. Mims has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Methodist Hospital 
  • Baptist Medical Center - San Antonio 
  • Methodist Childrens Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James L Mims MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 44 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. James L. Mims practice?
Dr. James Mims has 1 office location.
Dr. James Mims practices Pediatric Ophthalmology near San Antonio, TX.
See San Antonio Pediatric Specialists.