Dr. James Edgerton, MD

Dr. James Edgerton, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. James Edgerton, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Univ. Of Illinois Peoria College Of Med in 1978 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

4716 Alliance Blvd

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(469) 800-6200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
normal
more than 3% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 2% of peers
Arrhythmias
normal
more than 2% of peers

Dr. Edgerton'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

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

27  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Univ. Of Illinois Peoria College Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Shands Hospital At Univ. Of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University of Florida / Shands Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Medical University of South Carolina Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edgerton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edgerton's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edgerton to family and friends
15 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Edgerton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Edgerton, On July 4th it will be 9 years since you performed my triple bypass. I am doing great! Thanks to YOU! I now have 4 beautiful granddaughters, ages 6, 7 & 7, 9 ! Thank you for your expertise! Gale Paul
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