Dr. James Hefferan, MD

Dr. James Hefferan, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. James Hefferan, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bayonne, NJ and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 1986 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

1061 Avenue C

Bayonne, NJ 07002

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Hefferan'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.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • 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
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Seton Hall Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • UMDNJ-NJ
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hefferan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hefferan's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hefferan to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Hefferan'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 (1)

A wonderful caring physician who listens! He takes his time, very thorough, and reassuring! You have complete trust in him. Been both to the Bayonne and Summit offices. Highly recommend!
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