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

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Headrick Jr performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Headrick Jr performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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very high

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Dr. Headrick Jr performs Lung Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Headrick Jr performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Headrick Jr performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Headrick Jr performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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, affecti...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

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

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I owe this team my life. If Dr. Headrick had backed off from my extensive procedure I would not be able to run, back pack, bootcamp, or lead my normally active life.
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Great Atmosphere! During my Pulmonary Rehab experience, everyone praised this office and especially Rita and how wonderful she and Lady Rancy are. I've been to 11 doctor's offices and Rita is the sweetest and most helpful I've ever come in contact with. :)
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Saw Ashley in office. Graciously answered all questions. Saw Headrick prior to surgery. Instilled confidence, explained procedure and graciously answered all questions- including some I hadn't thought to ask!
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Dr. Headrick spent time at my first appointment explaining the procedure. After surgery he spent time with us explaining what he removed and the next step in the follow up treatment. He was very professional yet compassionate when dealing with me and my family.
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My experience with Dr. Headrick and his staff has been great. They are very friendly and helpful.
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MultiPlan
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