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Dr. James Blatchford III, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Blatchford III

Dr. James Blatchford III, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Duke U, School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery.


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(901) 236-0508

Dr. Blatchford III accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Blatchford III's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blatchford III performs Lung Surgery more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Blatchford III performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blatchford III treats Pulmonary Disease more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Blatchford III treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blatchford III performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Blatchford III performs this procedure more than 67% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Blatchford III'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 Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • 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)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • 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
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Blatchford III, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Duke U, School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1994
U Tex Sw Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Yale University School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1987
U Minn Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1984
U Minn Hosps
Residency Hospital
1983
U Minn Hosps
Internship Hospital
1982
Duke U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
1991
1987
1984
1983
1982

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Dr. Blatchford III's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blatchford III

4.9

Based on 65 reviews

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Very clean with my exam, also persist about my condition and the outcome.
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Very good!
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Love everyone! Mr. Blatchford is so nice! I love his staff, all of the staff are so nice! Thanks everyone! Happy Easter!
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Dr. Blatchford was very thorough & kind. He made sure I understood the procedure.
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Best thoracic surgeon in Memphis
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