Dr. James Hoback, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 72

Dr. James Hoback, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Hoback has more experience with Adult Congenital Heart Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Vanderbilt University medical school in 1974. He is affiliated with CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hoback to book an appointment.

Dr. Hoback

The Chattanooga Heart Institute

2501 CITICO AVE Chattanooga, TN 37404
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Dr. Hoback is affiliated with CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga Chattanooga, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Friendly Staff
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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Hoback

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Hoback treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Hoback treats other conditions, please contact the office at (423) 697-2000.

Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Hoback treats at a

normal

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Hoback
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Atrial Flutter
Atrial Fibrillation
Aortic Valve Disease
Ventricular Fibrillation
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Dr. Hoback's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • 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 Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Septic Embolism
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Unstable Angina
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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(423) 697-2000

Dr. Hoback accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Dr. Hoback's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hoback

3.8

Based on 10 ratings

5 Stars
70%
(7)
4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (9)
  • Office environment (9)
  • Staff friendliness (9)
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (3)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
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Very capable and smart. Knows his stuff and shoots straight. Highly recommend.
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Bill G. in Chattanooga, TN – Jan 24, 2017
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I have been Dr. Hoback's patient for over 20 years. He is one of the prime reasons I am alive today to provide this review.
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Tom in Chattanooga, TN – Nov 15, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

The Chattanooga Heart Institute's 22 board-certified cardiologists ensure that patients have an entire team of highly-skilled specialists committed to...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1995
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Undergraduate School
1979
University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
Fellowship Hospital
1977
University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
Residency Hospital
1975
University of Minnesota
Internship Hospital
1974
Vanderbilt University
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. James Hoback, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Hoback has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. James Hoback, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. James Hoback, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. James Hoback, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Hoback frequently treats Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Hoback specializes.

Where is Dr. James Hoback, MD's office located?

Dr. Hoback's office is located at 2501 CITICO AVE, Chattanooga, TN 37404. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

The Chattanooga Heart Institute

The Chattanooga Heart Institute2501 CITICO AVE Chattanooga, TN 37404
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Chattanooga Heart Institute, Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga Heart Institute2501 CITICO AVE Chattanooga, TN 37404
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Affiliated Hospitals

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CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received