Dr. James Black, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 68

Dr. James Black, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Temple, TX and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Black has more experience with Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, and Heart Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with medical facilities Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple and Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Round Rock. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Black to book an appointment.

Dr. Black

Scott & White Memorial Hospital

2401 S 31ST ST Temple, TX 76508

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Black

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Black treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Black treats other conditions, please contact the office at (509) 474-2041.

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Black is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
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High
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Very High
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Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures

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Dr. Black is experienced in the area of Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Heart Conditions

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Dr. Black is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

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Heart Disease
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Third Degree Heart Block
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Dr. Black's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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Dr. Black's Reviews

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4.2

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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Black, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Temple, TX and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Black has more experience with...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Baptist Mem Hospital
Residency Hospital
Regional Med Center At Memphis
Residency Hospital
University Of Tn College Of Med
Residency Hospital
Vanderbilt University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1987
Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Baylor Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1982
St Lukes - Roosevelt Hospital Center at Roosevelt Division
Internship Hospital
1981
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Medical School
,

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What are Dr. James Black, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Black frequently treats Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, and Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Black specializes.

Where is Dr. James Black, MD's office located?

Dr. Black's office is located at 2401 S 31ST ST, Temple, TX 76508. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Scott & White Memorial Hospital2401 S 31ST ST Temple, TX 76508
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Black is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple

Temple, TX

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

15 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Round Rock

Round Rock, TX

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)