Dr. James David Brandt MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. James Brandt is an ophthalmologist in Sacramento, California and is affiliated with University of California, Davis Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Brandt accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 16 doctors at University of California, Davis Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Farsi, Laotian, Russian, Sign Language (American), Tagalog, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Glaucoma Related

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Glaucoma

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Farsi
  • Laotian
  • Russian
  • Sign Language (American)
  • Tagalog
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, 1985–1988

University of Minnesota
Internship, General Surgery, 1982–1983

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1982

Wills Eye Hospital
Fellowship, 1988–1989

Eye Research Institute
Post Doctoral Fellowship, Cell Biology & Pharmacology, 1983–1985

Yale University
Other Training, Biology, 1973–1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 25 years in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Senior Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Secretariat Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Best Doctors in America, 1996

Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Heed Ophthalmology Fellowship

Publications & Presentations

35th Annual Ophthalmology Symposium: Big Topics on the Big Island; An Update of Comprehensive Ophthalmology
2012 6 13

35th Annual UC Davis Health System Eye Center Ophthalmology Symposium - Big Topics on the Big Island: An Update of Comprehensive Ophthalmology 2012
2012 6 13

American Glaucoma Society 22nd Annual Meeting
2012 3 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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