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Dr. James Ameika, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Ameika

Dr. James Ameika, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Jonesboro, AR and has been practicing for 31 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.


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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
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • 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 31 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
1986
Tripler Army Med Center
Residency Hospital
1982
Tripler Army Med Center
Internship Hospital
1981
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
Medical School
1988
1986
1982
1981

Dr. Ameika's Reviews

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1 Star
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