Dr. James Fonger, MD

Dr. James Fonger, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. James Fonger, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Lawrenceville, GA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Manitoba Faculty Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

601 Professional Dr Ste 170

Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Contact Information

(404) 446-2800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Vascular Disease
normal
more than 47% of peers
Varicose Veins
normal
more than 5% of peers
Restless Leg Syndrome
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Fonger'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

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

7  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • University Of Manitoba Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Toronto Western Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • California Pacific Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fonger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fonger's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fonger to family and friends
14 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Fonger'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 (12)

I just finished my third sclerotherapy treatment with Dr Fonger. I had experienced achy, tired legs, he made the process easy and comfortable. After the third treatment, my legs feel so good,, and look really nice for the upcoming summer season. I would recommend Dr Fonger. If you are...more
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Devoted doctor who did a great job. I highly recommend him, his work, and clinic. Yes, I would definitely recommend him and already have.
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I highly recommend Dr Fonger, the nurses and office staff. From start to finish a wonderful experience with the best of care. My legs are feeling so much better since I had the procedures done.
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I was having severe leg cramps up to 6 times a night and at times throughout the day. I was so tired from lack of sleep and had sore legs from the cramps. The procedure that Dr. Fonger performed have stopped the cramping. He explained exactly what needed to happen and what it would take to get me...more
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Dr fonger is amazing. If you need a vein doctor look no further. He is very personable, listens to your concerns and explains thoroughly the entire procedures. Excellent courteous,friendly staff.totally satisfied with this office. Healing beautifully after only six weeks.
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