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Dr. James Hoback Jr, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 71

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Dr. Hoback Jr

The Chattanooga Heart Institute

2501 Citico Ave Chattanooga, TN 37404
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(423) 697-2000

Dr. James Hoback Jr, MD is a cardiology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1974 and specializes in cardiology.

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Dr. Hoback Jr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hoback Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoback Jr treats Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hoback Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoback Jr treats Chest Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hoback Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoback Jr treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hoback Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Hoback Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • 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
  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Hoback Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hoback Jr

3.8

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Very capable and smart. Knows his stuff and shoots straight. Highly recommend.
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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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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 providing comprehensive cardiovascular care and to enhancing the quality of life for each person we...

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

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 / Twin Cities Campus
Internship Hospital
1974
Vanderbilt University
Medical School

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80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)