Dr. James Flaherty, MD

Dr. James Flaherty, MD

Complex General Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. James Flaherty, MD is a complex general surgical oncology specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in complex general surgical oncology and general surgery.

1000 Asylum Ave Ste 2110

Hartford, CT 06105

Contact Information

(860) 714-4508

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stomach Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Flaherty'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Flaherty "As a physician, I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care, working with my patients to achieve 'Best Care for a Lifetime'"

2  Specialties

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parotidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Whipple Procedure
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Connecticut School Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Flaherty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Flaherty's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Flaherty to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Flaherty'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Flaherty treated me for a rare form of esophageal cancer. Both surgeries went excellent. He is not only a gifted surgeon, but his personality and “bedside manner” are second to none. John Fenton
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Dr. Flaherty is a very compassionate caring person who truly cares about his patience. His assistant and staff go above and beyond their call of duty.
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