Dr. James Kirchhoffer, MD

Dr. James Kirchhoffer, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Kirchhoffer, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Northampton, MA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

22 Atwood Dr

Northampton, MA 01060

Contact Information

(413) 570-4900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Arrhythmias
high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Bridgeport Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Bridgeport Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kirchhoffer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kirchhoffer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kirchhoffer to family and friends
4.3
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Kirchhoffer's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Ware, MA |
Excellent bedside manner when discussing cardiac issues. I worked in healthcare for 40 years and he did explain my cardiac situation better then most had done in the past. Great personality . We share an interest in a hobby but he makes sure I understand my medical issues before we get to...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kirchhoffer accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Network Health
  • Northeast Health Direct
    Northeast Health Direct PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Behavioral Health HMO
    United Behavioral Health PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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