Dr. James P. Greelish, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 50

2555 Court Dr Suite 200
Gastonia, NC 28054
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CaroMont Health
2525 Court Drive
Gastonia, NC 28053

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2555 Court Dr Suite 200
Gastonia, NC 28054
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    Dr. Greelish's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Greelish's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 2004
    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Heart Valve Replacement
    • Minimally-Invasive Cardiac Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Repair
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. Greelish

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1992
    • cum laude - Wake Forest Medical School, 1992
    • Jonathan E. Rhoads Research Award, 1998
    • National Research Service Award (NRSA), 1996
    • Interrelationship between atrial natriuretic factor concentrations and acute volume expansion in pregnant and nonpregnant women. Hatjis CG, Kofinas AD, Greelish JP, Swain M, Rose JC, 1990
    • Greelish, JP, Eagle SS, Zhao, DX, Deegan RJ, Crenshaw MH, Balaguer JM, Ahmad RM, Byrne JG. Management of new-onset mitral regurgitation with intraoperative angiography and intraoperative percutaneous coronary intervention. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006 Jan;131(1):239-240.
    • Greelish JP, Su LT, Lankford EB, Stedman HH. Stable restoration of the sarcoglycan complex in dystrophic muscle perfused with histamine and a recombinant adeno-associated viral vector. Nature Medicine 1999;Apr;5(4):439-443
    • Greelish JP, Friedberg JS: Secondary pulmonary malignancy. Surgical Clinics of North America 2000; Apr;80(2); 633-657.
    • Hatjis CG, Kofinas, Greelish JP, Swain M, Rose JC: Atrial natriuretic factor concentrations during pregnancy and in the postpartum period. A J Perinatology 1992;Jul;9(4):275-278., 1992
    • 4. Haecker SE, Stedman HH, Balice-Gordon RJ, Smith DB, Greelish JP, Mitchell MA, Wells A, Sweeney HL, Wilson JM: In vivo expression of full length human dystrophin from adenoviral vectors deleted of all viral genes. Human Gene Therapy 1996;Oct1;7(15):1907-1914.
    • Neely CF, DiPierro FV, Kong M, Greelish JP, Gardner TJ. A1 adenosine receptor antagonists block ischemia-reperfusion injury of the heart. Circulation, 1996;Nov1;94 (supp 9):II376-380.
    • Greelish, JP, Ailiwadi M, Balaguer JM, Ahmad RM, Zhao DX, Petracek MR, Byrne JG. Combined percutaneous coronary intervention and valve surgery. Curr Opin Cardiol 2006 Mar;21(2):113-117.
    • Pretorius M, Donahue BS, Yu C, Greelish JP, Roden DM, Brown NJ. Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 as a predictor of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiopulmonary bypass. Circulation 2007 Sept 11;116(11 Suppl):I1-7.
    • Greelish JP, Cohn LH, Leacche M, Mitchell M, Karavas A, Fox J, Byrne JG, Aranki SF, Couper GS. Minimally invasive mitral valve repair suggests earlier operations for mitral valve disease. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 2003;Aug;126(2):365-371
    • Atrial natriuretic factor maternal and fetal concentrations in severe preeclampsia.Hatjis CG, Greelish JP, Kofinas AD, Stroud A, Hashimoto K, Rose JC, 1989
    • James P. Greelish, MD profile
    • CaroMont Health: Raising the Bar for Regional Cardiac Care, Jan 2011
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Wake Forest University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    The University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Harvard Medical School (Brigham and Women's Hospital)
    Complete in 2002
    The University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1999

    Fellowship Hospital

    Harvard Medical School (Brigham and Women's Hospital)
    Complete in 2000
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Greelish & Staff

    • English
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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Greelish's Hospital Quality

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    Caromont Heart
    2555 Court Dr Suite 200
    Gastonia, NC 28054
    (704) 671-7670 (Office)
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