Dr. James Ameika, MD

Dr. James Ameika, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. James Ameika, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Jonesboro, AR and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 1981 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

4802 E Johnson Ave

Jonesboro, AR 72401

Contact Information

(870) 936-8000

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Ameika's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ameika performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Ameika performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ameika performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Ameika performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Vascular Surgical Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ameika performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Ameika performs this procedure more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Ameika's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hyperparathyroidism
Inguinal Hernia
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mitral Valve Disease
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pancreatic Cancer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Ameika, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Jonesboro, AR and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 1981 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education

  • Brooke Army Medial Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1988
    Brook Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1986
    Tripler Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1982
    Tripler Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1982
  • 1981
    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School
    1981

Dr. Ameika's Reviews

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