Dr. James Forrester Jr, MD

Dr. James Forrester Jr, MD

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Age 48
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Dr. James Forrester Jr, MD is a cardiology specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med in 1996 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

1415 Physicians Dr

Wilmington, NC 28401

Contact Information

(910) 662-9500

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Syncope
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cardiomyopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Forrester Jr'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

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

2  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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 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
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Carolina Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Forrester Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forrester Jr's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forrester Jr to family and friends
5 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Forrester Jr'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 (4)

Dr Forrester is my Dad's Cardiologist. We met him when my Dad was hospitalized for what turned out to be Atrial Fibrillation. From the time that we first met him, Dr F has been courteous and thorough. He took as long as my Dad and I needed to explain my Dad's condition, and various treatment...more
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I must write this review on Dr. Forrester. I'm a 60 year old male that has been diagnosed with ventricular tachycardia. I have never had a more caring doctor or staff. True professionals. The entire staff is head and shoulders above anything else Wilmington can offer. I highly recommend this...more
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DR FORRESTER IS A VERY UNIQUE DOCTOR IN MANY WAYS. HE TAKES THE TIME TO EXPLAIN AND EXPLORE MANY AVENUES OF MEDICINES AND OPTIONS FOR YOUR HEART CONDITION AND ADDRESSES EACH ONE IN A WAY THAT YOU CAN UNDERSTAND. A FAMILY ORIENTED MAN WITH GREAT VALUES. CAROLYN BENTON
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Dr. Forrester is very kind, smart, and seems to truly care about his patient's well-being. His nurse is quick to call back, patient, and helpful.
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