Dr. James Heger, MD

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Dr. James Heger, MD

Cardiology | Male

Fort Wayne Cardiology 11108 Parkview Circle Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46845 Get Directions
(260) 266-5100

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Dr. James Heger joined Fort Wayne Cardiology in 1988. He completed his cardiology training at Indiana University Medical Center and...
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33 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Frontpath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • Pekin Insurance
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • Pipefitters
  • Principal Life
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • Simplifi
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American
  • WellCare

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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • 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
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Indiana.

  • 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

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    Saint Vincent's Hospital

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    Saint Vincent's Hospital

    Completed in 1975

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Krannert
  • Undergraduate School
    Lasalle College In Philadelphia

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Heger's Office & Staff

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Heger's Care Philosophy

Dr. James Heger joined Fort Wayne Cardiology in 1988. He completed his cardiology training at Indiana University Medical Center and spent 10 years as a faculty member there prior to his move to Fort Wayne Cardiology.