Dr. James Heller, MD

Dr. James Heller, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. James Heller, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Edison, NJ and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Tufts Univ Sch Of Med in 1976 and specializes in thoracic surgery and vascular surgery.

98 James St Ste 100

Edison, NJ 08820

Contact Information

(973) 921-9696

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Lung Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
high
more than 86% of peers
Lung Cancer
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Heller'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.

2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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35  Procedures

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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

  • Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heller has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heller's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heller to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Heller's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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