Dr. James Kauten, MD

Dr. James Kauten, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. James Kauten, MD is a cardiac 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 cardiac surgery.

95 Collier Rd NW Ste 5015

Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact Information

(404) 605-5699

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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Top Care Areas

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

Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Kauten'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

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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37  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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
Media & Publications

Dr. Kauten has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kauten's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kauten to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Kauten'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 (1)

He replaced my aortic Valve after a serious infection.
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