Dr. James Heller, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 70
  
Dr. Heller
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John F Kennedy Medical Center

65 James St Ste 100 Edison, NJ 08820

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Dr. James Heller, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Edison, NJ and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Tufts U, School of Medicine medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with Raritan Bay Medical Center - Perth Amboy. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Heller to book an appointment.


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My experience went well, I understood everything he explained about my up coming surgery each time I called with a question he returned my call, the wait time was 5 minutes in his office I felt relaxed that I chose him as my surgeon, although I still would like a 2nd opion.
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Dr, Heller is a great doctor, easy to talk to, answers all questions and calls back in a very timely matter
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Dr. James Heller, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Edison, NJ and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Tufts U, School of Medicine medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with Raritan Bay Medical Center - Perth Amboy. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Heller to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1992
UMDNJ - University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1977
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1976
Tufts U, School of Medicine
Medical School

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Dr. Heller's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dr. Heller treats Esophageal Cancer more than 87% of his peers

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Dr. Heller treats Pulmonary Disease more than 85% of his peers

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Dr. Heller performs Lung Surgery more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Heller performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Heller's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • 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, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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