Dr. James Headrick Jr, MD

Dr. James Headrick Jr, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. James Headrick Jr, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in thoracic surgery.Read his story

2108 E 3rd St Ste 300

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 495-5864

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Headrick Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Decortication and Pleurectomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Headrick Jr performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Headrick Jr performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Headrick Jr performs Thoracoscopic Lobectomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Headrick Jr performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Lung Cancer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Headrick Jr treats Lung Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Headrick Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

Dr. Headrick Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
Aortic Valve Surgery
Benign Tumor
Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
Bronchogenic Carcinoma
Cancer
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
da Vinci® Lobectomy
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Open Thymectomy
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Respiratory System Cancer
Segmentectomy
Segmentectomy, Open
Small Cell Lung Cancer
Sympathectomy
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thymectomy
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

In accordance with my Cardiac-Thoracic training at Mayo Clinic I have always practiced with the Clinic?s motto close to my heart, ?the patient?s interest is the best and only interest to be considered.? Illness weighs heavy on the patient, affecting ...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2014
Mba University Of Tennessee
2000
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Fellowship Hospital
1997
University Tenn/Erlanger
Residency Hospital
1992
University Tenn
Internship Hospital
1991
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1986
Vanderbilt University
Undergraduate School
2014
2000
1997
1992
1991
1986

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I always tell people how wonderful and caring the whole staff is. And how much they mean to our family. And how much they have done for Chip.
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Ransi is my pride and joy. I love her and miss her when she is not here.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Headrick and his team. Their professionalism and CARING gave me a confidence and peace about all the decisions we made. Loved Miss Rita and Miss Ransi.
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This Medical office is one of the best that I have ever taken my dad, mom, or myself. Everyone is kind, friendly, and seems to do their jobs well with the patients and family in mind.
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Dr. Headrick and staff are fabulous. he is a wonderful surgeon-the very best! He saved my life. Couldn't have found a better doctor.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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