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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Vander, Ophthalmologist, Retina is Good. Dr. Vander has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Uveitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Vander graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He has 3 awards.

Philadelphia Magazines Top Docs
Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Vander has 24 hospital affiliations:

  • Main Line Hospital - Bryn Mawr 
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James F Vander MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 27 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. James F. Vander practice?
Dr. James Vander has 5 office locations.
Dr. James Vander practices Ophthalmology near Plymouth Meeting, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Cherry Hill, NJ and Newtown Square, PA.
See Plymouth Meeting Ophthalmologists.