Dr. James Philip Dunn MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. James Dunn is an ophthalmologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Wills Eye Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Dunn accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 238 doctors at Wills Eye Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Anterior Segment Related, Cataract Related, Uveitis

Clinical Interests: Corneal Transplantation, Fluorescein Angiography, Questionnaires, Prospective Studies, Macular Degeneration, Ophthalmoscopy, Retina, Posterior Uveitis

Hospital Affiliation

Wills Eye Hospital
Ranked #2 in Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Wake Forest University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984–1985

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1985–1988

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Cornea and External Diseases, 1988–1989

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Uveitis, 1989–1990

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Class of 1984


Other Training, Latin and Psychology

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

PA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology Senior Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2012

Senior Service Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2012

Best Doctors in America
2010

Best Doctors in America
2011

Best Doctors in Baltimore Award
2008

The Bradley R. Straatsma Award, the American Academy of Ophthalmology
2007

Bradley R. Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education
2007

Inaugural Recipient, Eugene de Juan Professorship in Ophthalmology
2006

America's Top Ophthalmologists Award
2006

Award, Research in Medical Education Symposium, Johns Hopkins Medicine Presentation
2006

Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2005

Neil R. Miller Faculty Teaching Award
2002

Neil R. Miller Faculty Teaching Award
2004

Neil R. Miller Faculty Teaching Award
2005

Wilmer Resident Advocate Award
2001

Wilmer Resident Advocate Award
2008

Wilmer Residents Teaching Award
1995

Alpha Omega Alpha
1983

Publications & Presentations

"Cataract surgery in patients with uveitis" (keynote lecture)
2013 1 1

"Corneal surgery in patients with uveitis"
2013 1 1

Grand Rounds: "Cataract surgery in patients with uveitis" (Invited speaker)
2013 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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