Dr. James M. Isbell, MD

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Dr. James M. Isbell, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Male

Charlottesville Office 1215 Lee St, Charlottesville, VA 22908 Get Directions
(434) 243-6443

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Dr. Isbell specializes in Thoracic Surgery and practices in Charlottesville, VA. He practices at 1 location.

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      Specialties

      • Thoracic Surgery
      • Critical Care Medicine
      • General Surgery

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      • Critical Care Surgery
      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achalasia
      • Aneurysm
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Cancer
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Empyema
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Heart Disease
      • Hiatal Hernia
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mediastinal Tumors
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Primary Hyperhidrosis
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Secondary Hypertension
      • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Thrombosis
      • Thymomas
      • Tracheal Stenosis Syndrome
      • Tracheal Tumors
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Bronchoscopy
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
      • da Vinci® Lobectomy
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
      • Esophagomyotomy
      • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Esophagostomy
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hernia Repair
      • Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
      • Lung Biopsy
      • Lung Removal, Open
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lung Transplant
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Mediastinoscopy
      • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
      • Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
      • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
      • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Ultrasound, Endobronchial
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas

        Graduated in 2003

      • Internship Hospital
        Vanderbilt University

        Completed in 2004

      • Residency Hospital
        Vanderbilt University

        Completed in 2010

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Virginia Medical Center

        Completed in 2012

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Texas / Austin Campus

        Graduated in 1999

      • Other Education
        Vanderbilt University

        Completed in 2008

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
      • Board certified in Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Isbell's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Experience with Dr. Isbell

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      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients