Dr. James L Mims MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 42 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Ophthalmology.
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Dr. James Mims has 1 office location.
Downtown San Antonio
311 Camden St Ste 511
San Antonio, TX 78215

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (17)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Mims, Pediatric Ophthalmologist is Good. Dr. Mims has been reviewed by 25 patients who have provided 17 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
  • Currently 3.0526315789474 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.8
  • Currently 2.8421052631579 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
  • Currently 3.4210526315789 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.9
  • Currently 2.8947368421053 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.2
  • Currently 3.2105263157895 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.5
  • Currently 3.4736842105263 of 4 stars

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 - 2014)
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 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Mims accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas - 1 plan
  • Superior Health Plan - 8 plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Community First Health Plans - 3 plans
  • Humana - 11 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan


  • Spanish

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Where does Dr. James L. Mims practice?
Dr. James Mims practices Pediatric Ophthalmology near San Antonio, TX.
See San Antonio Pediatric Specialists.