Dr. Hugh James, MD

Dr. Hugh James, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Hugh James, MD is a general surgery specialist in Spartanburg, SC and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 1989 and specializes in general surgery.

1330 Boiling Springs Rd Ste 2300

Spartanburg, SC 29303

Contact Information

(864) 585-6491

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Companion Benefit Alternatives
  • CompCare
  • Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare
  • 18 More

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Top Care Areas

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Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

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81  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laceration Repair
  • Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sigmoid Colectomy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • The Citadel
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. James has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. James' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. James to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. James' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Had gall bladder removed and there was no pain after surgery. no discomfort. Would recommend Dr. James to all. Very satisfied. Also Dr. James followed up about the surgery 3 times in 1 month.
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