Dr. James Imatani, MD
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Dr. James Imatani, MD


General Surgery | Male

Portland Surgical Oncology, PC 5050 NE Hoyt St Ste 221 Portland, OR 97213 Get Directions


Dr. James Imatani, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Portland, OR. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Imatani is affiliated with Providence Portland Medical Center.

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    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr Imatani is a wonderful surgeon. Dr Imatani is through in all he does from ones first appointment to the last. You can be assured you are in the best hands with Dr Imatani.
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Dr. Imatani's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Imatani has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (3/21/2013)
    • Amount or Range: $425,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Improperly handled GIST (Gastrointestinal stromal tumor) surgery resulted in hernia. Hernia repair was inadequate resulting in additional surgeries. Tumor should have been removed laparoscopically versus open procedure and that subsequent hernia repair was inadequate resulting in additional surgeries. Settlement of disputed liability case.
    • State: Oregon
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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Tumor


  • Medical School
    University Of Colorado At Denver

    Graduated in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Or Health Science University Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Mastectomy