Meet James A. Busack, Eye MD (Dr. B)

Dr. Busack

Dr. James Busack, a board certified ophthalmologist, has served Frederick and the surrounding areas for over 20 years. He specializes in precise, small-incision cataract surgery and the management of anterior segment disease, such as glaucoma and corneal problems. Recognized as one of the best ophthalmologists in this area, Dr. Busack has performed thousands of cataract and laser procedures.

Through extensive training in the latest technology, Dr. Busack has the experience to deal with complex ocular problems. He takes the time to talk with patients and their families to explain their condition and help formulate a successful plan of action. Dr. Busack offers the trust, caring, and attention to detail needed for quality eye care.

Dr. Busack attended The Ohio State University and the US Military Academy at West Point. While on active duty, he received an MBA from the University of Utah. Dr. Busack continued on to medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and he completed his Internship and Residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. After activation for Operation Desert Storm and other assignments, he retired from the Army with over 23 years of service and moved to Frederick, MD.

Dr. Busack considers his professional life to be a true blessing. He has a wonderful, caring staff and great patients. He enjoys travel, photography, exercise and, most of all, being with his family.

Dr. James A. Busack's Profile

Educational Background:

  • The Ohio State University

    Undergraduate studies in Engineering

  • U. S. Military Academy at West Point

    Bachelors of Science & Engineering

  • The University of Utah

    Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)

  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center


  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center

    Ophthalmology Residency


Board Certified Ophthalmologist: American Board of Ophthalmology


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery


  • Frederick Memorial Hospital
  • Frederick Surgery Center