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Dr. James Bradley Flickinger

Dr. James Bradley Flickinger practices in our Scranton and North State Street Clarks Summit offices. He joined Northeastern Eye Institute in 1999. He is the son-in-law of Dr. Jerome W. Jordan, one of the founders of Northeastern Eye Institute.

Dr. James Bradley Flickinger



Dr. Flickinger received his bachelor’s degree from Shippensburg University and earned his doctor of optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia.


Dr. Flickinger served his externship at both Northeastern Eye Institute and Ft. Jackson Army Base in Columbia, South Carolina, where he rendered eye care to nearly two thousand soldiers. While at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, he was granted clinic honors throughout the entire course of his internship and extern ship. He also received the “Clinical Excellence Award” from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.

Research & Community

Dr. Flickinger is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He is the Director of Northeastern Eye Institute’s Contact Lens Department. He also served on the Board of Directors of Scranton Tomorrow where he, along with wife, Dr. Beth, co-chaired the light the Electric City sign. He is currently on the Board of the Believe Fertility Foundation.


He also specializes in disorders of the cornea, pre- and post-operative care for LASIK and dry eye. He continues to specialize in general optometry and always welcomes new patients. He was a certified practitioner in the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study as well as a Clinical Evaluator in the FDA-sponsored Phase III Cyclosporine (Restasis) Study.

Areas Served

Northeastern Eye Institute
Clarks Summit Location
Are you searching for an eye clinic in Clarks Summit, PA? Northeastern Eye Institute’s Clarks Summit office is conveniently located in the Village Square Plaza at the intersection of State
Northeastern Eye Institute
Scranton Location
Our Scranton office is home to our Ambulatory Surgical Center where we offer LASIK, cataract surgery, intraocular lens implants, and other eye surgeries to correct retina issues for patients in
Why Choose James Bradley Flickinger

Dr. Flickinger completed a Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Northeastern Eye Institute. He specializes in contact lenses and specialty contact lens fits for:

  • Keratoconus
  • Pellucid marginal degeneration
  • Post corneal transplant
  • Irregular astigmatism
  • Gas permeable lenses
  • Bifocal contact lenses

Services Performed

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8 months ago
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9 months ago
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10 months ago
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Joanne Krisler
10 months ago
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12 months ago
I recently had a consultation to see if I was a candidate for lasik surgery.
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1 year ago
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