Dr. James H. Frank, MD
Ophthalmologist3225 Cumberland Blvd Se Suite 900 Atlanta GA, 30339
Dr. James Frank is an ophthalmologist practicing in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Frank specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Frank can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Frank can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Education and Training
Univ of Il Coll of Med, Chicago Il 1990
University of Illinois College of Medicine 1990
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinal Detachment
- Retinal Tear
- Macular Hole
- Type 2 Diabetes
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Dr. Frank is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in vitreo-retinal disease. He joined Eye Consultants of Atlanta in 1997, practicing at the Cumberland, Georgia location and serving as the Co-Director of the Fellowship Program.
Locally, he holds hospital staff privileges at Piedmont Eye Ambulatory Surgery Center and Shepherd Spinal Center – both of which are located in Atlanta, Georgia. Since 1997, he has also been serving as the Clinical Director of the Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Society, and as a board member of the Diabetes Resource Center at Piedmont Hospital.
A 1990 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Dr. Frank went on to serve his internship at AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago in 1991. This was followed by an internship in internal medicine at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in 1992, a residency in ophthalmology at Strong Memorial Hospital in 1996, and a fellowship in diseases and surgery of the retina, vitreous, and macula at Eye Consultants of Atlanta in 1997.
Advancing excellence in eye care, the doctor is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America.
In addition to being a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, he is a member of the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology, the Vitreous Society, and the Flying Physicians Association.
Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery.
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