Dr. James Kauten, MD

Dr. James Kauten, MD

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Age 66
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Dr. James Kauten, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Health Sciences,The Chicago Medical School in 1978 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

95 Collier Rd NW Ste 5015

Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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. Kauten's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kauten performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kauten performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kauten performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kauten performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Heart Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kauten performs Heart Surgery more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Kauten performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Kauten's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Kauten, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Health Sciences,The Chicago Medical School in 1978 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
Southern Illinois School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Health Sciences,The Chicago Medical School
Medical School
1974
University Of Missouri
Undergraduate School
1978
1974

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Intercollegiate Knights, 1970
  • Eta Kappa Nu, 1973
  • Tau Beta Pi, 1973
  • Phi Kappa Phi, 1974
  • Illinois State Scholar, 1970
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation Scholarship, 1973
  • University of Missouri Chancellor's Fellowship, 1975
  • Order of the Engineer, 1974
  • Knight of Saint Patrick, 1974

Dr. Kauten's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kauten

4.6

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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He replaced my aortic Valve after a serious infection.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Choice Test HMO
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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