Dr. James Crager, MD

Dr. James Crager, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. James Crager, MD is a cardiology specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University of Kentucky in 1997 and specializes in cardiology.

1720 Nicholasville Rd Ste 601

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 277-5887

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Crager'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*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • 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 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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16  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Greenville General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • John C Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Crager has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Crager's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Crager'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 would never recommend this doctor or Dr.Scully. I'm a 24 years old female and I was discharged from the hospital on beta blocker. I called dr. Cragers office complaining of chest pain,severe headache, hot flashes and feeling like I was going to faint. I started calling on Tuesday. I got an answer...more
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