Dr. James Hopson, MD

Dr. James Hopson, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. James Hopson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1983 and specializes in cardiology.

540 E Jefferson St Ste 400

Iowa City, IA 52245

Contact Information

(319) 339-3883

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Hopson'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • 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 Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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

  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hopson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hopson's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hopson to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Hopson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I like his dry sense of humor, his wellingness in taking time to answer questions & explaining the health issues of patient. He is friendly, professional & to the point. I'm confiident he knows what he is doing !
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This is a doctor that I don't dread going to see. Very soft spoken and listens to what you have to say. Explains things in terms you can understand. I have absolute trust in him. Treats his patients with a lot of respect and has a very calming effect. As an added bonus he has a wonderful sense of...more
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