Dr. James Forrester Jr, MD

Dr. James Forrester Jr, MD

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Dr. James Forrester Jr, MD is a cardiology specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Wake Forest U, School Of Medicine 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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Forrester Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardiomyopathy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forrester Jr treats Cardiomyopathy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Forrester Jr treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Chagas
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated 10
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, With Woolly Hair and Keratoderma
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fatal Fetal, Due to Myocardial Calcification
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fetal Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypogonadism, Collagenoma Syndrome
  • Cardiomyopathy, Infantile Histiocytoid
  • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
  • Cardiomyopathy, X-Linked, Fatal Infantile
Heart Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forrester Jr treats Heart Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Forrester Jr treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Congestive Heart Failure
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forrester Jr treats Congestive Heart Failure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Forrester Jr treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided

Dr. Forrester Jr's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Forrester Jr, MD is a cardiology specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Wake Forest U, School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
Carolina Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital
1996
Wake Forest U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1996

Awards

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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...Read 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...Read 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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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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MultiPlan
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