James P. Tweeten, MD

Dr. Tweeten graduated from Colorado State University (undergraduate) and the University of Colorado Medical School with honors. He completed a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Utah and a fellowship in medical retina. He trains medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Tweeten has performed over 20,000 cataract surgeries with implants and thousands of laser procedures for glaucoma and diabetes. He performs general ophthalmic exams, but his subspecialty interests are in cataract surgery.

Dr. Tweeten is a member of the Idaho Ophthalmology Society, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and the American Ophthalmology Society.

Aside from work, Dr. Tweeten and his wife, Jan, enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren. His recreational interests include skiing, fly fishing and golf.

“ I am so thankful for Dr. Fishburn and the fine surgeries he performed on my eyes. I am so grateful to have clear vision and to have such a competent, caring doctor. It is wonderful that you are able and choose to help so many with their precious sight. Thank you to your staff for their professionalism and care. You made this experience so positive. ”