Dr. James Locher Jr., MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 52

20 Medical Village Dr Ste 204
Edgewood, KY 41017
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Dr. Locher Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Locher Jr.'s Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Procedures Dr. Locher Jr. Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Unity Point Health Methodist
221 North East Glen Oak Avenue
Peoria, IL 61636

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
St Elizabeth Cardiac & Thoracic
NORTHERN KENTUCKY CARDIAC SURGERY
20 Medical Village Dr Ste 204
Edgewood, KY 41017
METHODIST DIAGNOSTIC CENTER
112 NE Crescent Ave
Peoria, IL 61606
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    Dr. Locher Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • 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
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
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    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Coronary Artery Dissection
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
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    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Locher Jr.

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.
    • 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

    Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Roanoke Meml Hosp

    Residency Hospital

    Roanoke Meml Hosp Affil U Va
    U Va-U Va Mc

    Fellowship Hospital

    U Louisville Hosp
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Locher Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Locher Jr.'s Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
    • 7 responses

    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Locher Jr. to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Locher Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    5 responses

    Experience with Dr. Locher Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    St Elizabeth Cardiac & Thoracic
    NORTHERN KENTUCKY CARDIAC SURGERY
    20 Medical Village Dr Ste 204
    Edgewood, KY 41017
    (859) 301-9010 (Office)
    (859) 301-9018 (Fax)
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    METHODIST DIAGNOSTIC CENTER
    112 NE Crescent Ave
    Peoria, IL 61606
    (309) 672-4670 (Office)
    (309) 672-4669 (Fax)
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