Dr. James Blatchford III, MD

Dr. James Blatchford III, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. James Blatchford III, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Duke Univ Sch Of Med in 1982 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery and cardiac surgery.

6005 Park Ave Ste 802

Memphis, TN 38119

Contact Information

(901) 236-0508

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Blatchford III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Surgery
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more than 76% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
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more than 71% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 64% of peers

Dr. Blatchford III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

39  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
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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42  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Duke Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • U Minn Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • U Minn Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Yale University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • U Minn Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • U Tex Sw Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blatchford III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blatchford III's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blatchford III to family and friends
37 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Blatchford III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Everyone was exceptional, professional, & understanding.
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Everyone was exceptional, professional, & understanding.
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Explained Care Efficiently!!!
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Everything was compromising.
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Dr. Blatchford spent a lot of time with us explaining the procedure and all aspects of the surgery. The office staff and nurses were very nice and helpful.
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