Dr. James Cockrell, MD

Dr. James Cockrell, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. James Cockrell, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci in 1983 and specializes in cardiology.

15215 Shady Grove Rd Ste 306

Rockville, MD 20850

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
more than 87% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Cockrell'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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14  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Letterman Amc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Letterman Amc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Letterman Amc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cockrell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cockrell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cockrell to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cockrell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I received open heart surgery a 4 weeks ago, and had 1 office visit with Adventist Medical Group. Had one visit with Dr. Cockrell, who is an excellent doctor. I am on restriction from driving, so after 6 weeks, asked for a temporary disability placard for MVA. I was told by his staff, that there...more
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