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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology • Male • Age 58

620 Howard Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
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Dr. James' Specialties

Procedures Dr. James Performs

  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

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Hospital Quality

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Altoona Regional Health System
620 Howard Ave
Altoona, PA 16601

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  • Yes
Lexington Radiology
Lexington Radiology
620 Howard Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
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    Dr. James' Experience

    Specialties

    • Vascular & Interventional Radiology
    • Interventional Radiology

    Board Certifications

    • Diagnostic Radiology
    • Interventional Radiology & Vascular Radiology
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    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. James

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • 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

    University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine And Dentistry

    Internship Hospital

    Northwestern Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    University Nm
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    W Penn Hospital
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. James & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. James' Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Office Locations

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    Lexington Radiology
    620 Howard Ave
    Altoona, PA 16601
    (423) 826-1276 (Office)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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    Overall
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