Dr. James R. Hemp, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 57

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dr. Hemp:

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Dr. Hemp's Experience

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Dr. Hemp's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Hemp Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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Conditions Dr. Hemp Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Scripps Green Hospital
10666 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Scripps Mercy Hospital
4077 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hemp

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
Scripps Clinic
Scripps Clinic
4033 3rd Ave Ste 210
San Diego, CA 92103
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    Dr. Hemp's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Epicardial Leads for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
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    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Ventricular Assist Device
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
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    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. Hemp

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    Us Naval Hospital
    Complete in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    Rush Presby St Luke's Med Center
    Complete in 1991
    Us Naval Hospital
    Complete in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hemp & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    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. Hemp's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Hemp has admitting privileges:

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    • Scripps Green Hospital

    • Scripps Mercy Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hemp

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hemp to family and friends

    12 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 10 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hemp
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    above
    national average

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858) 455-9100 (Office)
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    Scripps Clinic
    4033 3rd Ave Ste 210
    San Diego, CA 92103
    (619) 297-5600 (Office)
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