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James Sbarbaro

Dr. James A. Sbarbaro, MD



Dr. Sbarbaro completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He also completed his medical degree and internship at the University of Pennsylvania. He attended residency at Drexel University in Philadelphia where he served as chief resident. After residency, Dr. Sbarbaro went on to complete his fellowship training in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery at the prestigious Shiley Eye Center at the University of California, San Diego. Following his specialized training in cornea, Dr. Sbarbaro went into private practice in the southern California area where he has thrived over the past several years. During his time in academic medicine, Dr. Sbarbaro authored several research papers in diverse areas including the comparative surgical outcomes of custom LASIK excimer laser systems. Dr. Sbarbaro specializes in cataract, refractive (LASIK) and corneal surgery. He now offers laser-assisted cataract surgery using the newest technology, the LenSx® laser. He has specialized training and experience in refractive cataract surgery, where he routinely implants the latest technology intraocular lenses that can reduce or eliminate the need for glasses after surgery. He also performs customized LASIK procedures for the treatment of myopia (near sightedness) and hyperopia (far sightedness) utilizing only the most advanced and most recent generation of laser technology. In addition, he treats diseases of corneal clouding such as Fuchs' Dystrophy and keratoconus, utilizing modern lamellar as well as traditional full thickness corneal transplantation surgery. Dr. Sbarbaro also treats a wide variety of common eye conditions such as glaucoma, dry eyes, and diabetic eye disease. Dr. Sbarbaro is certified and is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a current member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has also served as a member of the local eye banking society and has volunteered his services through Project Access in southern California.
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Eye Associates Of Colorado Springs
2770 N Union Blvd Ste 240
Colorado Springs, CO, 80909
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  • July 26, 2023
  • July 6, 2023
"Super Doctor! Very knowledgeable and compassionate . Listens to everything abilities my eyes and tells me how to help them. Wouldn’t want any other for my eye care!"
  • June 19, 2023
"My visit was great. He explained my problems really well and explained my options in easy to understand language. "
  • May 30, 2023
"He was very thorough and pleasant "
  • May 12, 2023
"He was very personable, and accommodating. Understanding and flexible about the treatment I would have to receive due to my allergies . All in all he was very professional, and cared about my needs and treatments going forward! Everyone in the office there is wonderful, friendly and helpful always! Thank you!"
  • April 24, 2023
"Dr Sbararo is the bat! He takes time to explain everything and is kind and patient about questions. I would recommend Dr Sbararo to anyone who is struggling with their eye issues."
  • March 28, 2023
"Always the best, and a LOT better than eye doctors I had for the past 40 years, before finding him !!!"
  • March 10, 2023
"Excellent treatment, great staff, efficient. Highly recommend."
  • February 18, 2023
"I would highly recommend Dr. James Sabarbarro to anyone needing an ophthalmologist. He is friendly, extremely thorough and very knowledgeable. He took time to answer my every question and I never felt rushed. I had cataract surgery in both eyes and I am more than pleased with the results."
  • February 3, 2023
"Great visit. Complete confidence in his treatment plan and care. Reassuring and knowledgeable. "
  • February 3, 2023
"#5 in all areas! I wrote an extensive & detailed review, but the phone lost it so I only was able to get the survey back, now, a day later."
  • January 18, 2023
"He is a very good doctor, explained and answered every question I had. Thanks Charles Whitfield "
  • December 9, 2022
"Great! Dr. Sbarbaro is one of the best!"
  • December 9, 2022
"Answered all my questions and provided a lot of knowledge about my particular situation."
  • November 19, 2022
"I think Dr. Sbarbaro has both great bedside manner along with technical skills. He is very patient and explains things well. I will be seeing him for a very long time I hope."
  • November 18, 2022
"Dr Sbarbaro instills confidence--you feel assured he knows what he's talking about, and he could put things in lay-peoples' terms. Thorough, takes his time to ensure you understand everything. Nice guy too, felt very comfortable discussing the results of my visit with him. Highly recommended! "
  • November 3, 2022
"I found him to be competent and caring"
  • November 1, 2022
"Explained problem, treatment, good bedside manner. "
  • October 18, 2022


2770 N Union Blvd Ste 240
Colorado Springs, CO, 80909



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