Dr. James Ameika, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
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Dr. James Ameika, MD
Dr. James Ameika, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery doctor who practices in Jonesboro, AR. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Ameika is affiliated with NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital.

4800 E Johnson Ave

Jonesboro, AR 72401

Contact Information

(870) 936-8000

Dr. James Ameika, MD

Dr. James Ameika, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Ameika's Experience

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Dr. Ameika's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Ameika does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Ameika's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ameika to family and friends
3.2
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Ameika's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Ameika accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Ameika has admitting privileges

NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital
4800 E Johnson Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
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