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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (16)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Twist is Good. Dr. Twist has been reviewed by 25 patients who have provided 16 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 3.5
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Twist, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Cataract

Education & Awards

Dr. Twist graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2013 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Buffalo, NY
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Buffalo Metro Area
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Twist has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Catholic Health System - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo 
  • Catholic Health System/Sisters of Charity Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. James F Twist MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. James F. Twist practice?
Dr. James Twist has 1 office location.
Dr. James Twist practices Ophthalmology near Buffalo, NY.
See Buffalo Ophthalmologists.