Dr. James Jaggers, MD

Dr. James Jaggers, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. James Jaggers, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in thoracic surgery and congenital cardiac surgery.Read his story

13123 E 16th Ave

Aurora, CO 80045

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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. Jaggers' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Septal Defect

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jaggers treats Septal Defect more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Jaggers treats this condition more than 39% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

Dr. Jaggers' conditions and procedures:

Aortic Arch Anomaly
Aortic Arch Interruption
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Atrial Septal Defect
Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
Coarctation of the Aorta
Complex Single Ventricle Transposition of the Great Arteries
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congenital Heart Surgery
Congestive Heart Failure
Double Outlet Right Ventricle
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Replacement
Heart Valve Surgery
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Marfan Syndrome
Maze Procedure
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pediatric Surgical Procedures
Pericardial Disease
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Septal Defect
Single Ventricle Anomalies
Tetralogy of Fallot
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous (P-V) Connection
Transplant Surgery
Transposition of Great Arteries
Tricuspid Valve Atresia
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Truncus Arteriosus
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Ventricular Septal Defect

About Me

Care Philosophy

I utilize a multidisciplinary approach to determine the least invasive procedure to solve complex conditions, while ensuring the best possible outcomes.  Pediatric cardiac surgery is really a team sport.  I work with cardiologists, anest...


  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery


  • University of Colorado (Children’s Hospital Colorado) Program
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University Of Colorado
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Residency Hospital
  • 1988
    University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
    Medical School


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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
PHCS Network PPO