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Dr. James Talbot, MD

Ophthalmologist

Professional statement

Dr. James Talbot, a West Point graduate, Vietnam veteran and Bronze Star recipient, retired from the Army with the rank of Captain. After completing his Army sevice, Dr. Talbot received his Masters in Business Administration from Harvard University in 1972. With a strong interest in the field of patient care, Dr. Talbot sought and received his Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center in 1980.He completed his internal medicine residency at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas and his opthalmologic training at New York Hospital / Cornell University Medical Center and at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Dr. Talbot has been in private practice for more than 30 years. He is a Fellow of the New England Opthalmologic Society, is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Texas, San Antonio, Doctor of Medicine
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (Ophthalmology)
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Residency in Internal Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1841345428

Office locations

New Canaan Ophthalmology, LLC

11 Burtis Ave, Suite # 203

New Canaan, CT 06840

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Dr. Talbot spent double the time with me during my appointment than any previous Opthalmologist. Very thorough and reassuring.
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Friendly staff and very patient, knowledgeable doctor. Highly recommended!
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Great, other than the one hour wait.
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The office is small and cozy. The employees were very nice and helpful. I enjoyed coming here and would highly recommend.
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Great doctor. Very informative. I appreciated all his insight and the time he took to explain things to me.
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Excellent care & insight.
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I had a great experience. Dr. Talbot takes his time to explain in detail and answers questions with ease. I highly recommend Dr. Talbot to anyone seeking a knowledgeable opthomologist that doesn't rush you out the door!
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Very thorough exam with the best technology.
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Really chill and great atmosphere, service was great and got exaclty what I needed
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Excellent. He is thorough, up to date, has the most advanced equipment and a very effective diagnostic ability.
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Dr. Talbot is an excellent and thorough Doctor. I saw him for a routine exam and I had a small eye issue. I had a follow-up visit and it was top notch. He truly cares about his patients and gives honest feedback and opinions. I highly recommend Dr. Talbot.
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Dr. Talbot was very professional. He took the time to explain different options for me. He was very smart, thorough and caring.
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Very good!
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I found Dr. Talbot to be very informative, thorough and helpful regarding care and lens/treatment options for my eyes. His office has state of the art diagnostic equipment and his staff is very helpful and gracious. He also gave me somegood tips on where to find less expensive but very good quality frames and lenses.
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It was great.
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Friendly,nice guy with a great staff
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