Dr. Timothy James, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 54

1435 N Randall Rd Suite 209
Elgin, IL 60123
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Dr. James' Experience

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Dr. James' Specialties

Procedures Dr. James Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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Hospital Quality

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Central Dupage Hospital
25 North Winfield Road
Winfield, IL 60190
Delnor Community Hospital
300 Randall Road
Geneva, IL 60134

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. James

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Elgin Cardiac Surgery SC
Elgin office
1435 N Randall Rd Suite 209
Elgin, IL 60123
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    Dr. James' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1997
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 2000
    • Vascular Surgery, 2001
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • 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
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. James

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • 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

    Stanford University

    Internship Hospital

    Yale University Med Center

    Residency Hospital

    Yale University Med Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center

    Undergraduate Schools

    Stanford University

    Other Education

    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. James & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. James' 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. James has admitting privileges:

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    • Central Dupage Hospital

    • Delnor Community Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. James

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. James to family and friends

    9 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. James' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
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    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 9 responses
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    Experience with Dr. James
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
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    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. James accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Elgin Cardiac Surgery SC
    Elgin office
    1435 N Randall Rd Suite 209
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (847) 695-1620 (Office)
    (847) 695-1954 (Fax)
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