Dr. James Kot, MD

Dr. James Kot, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Kot, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Hattiesburg, MS. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

415 S 28th Ave

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Contact Information

(601) 264-6000

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Vascular Disease
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more than 67% of peers
Heart Surgery
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more than 64% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
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more than 47% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
31

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Aneurysm
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Ochsner Clin
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ochsner Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ochsner Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kot has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kot does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kot and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kot's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kot to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kot'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
16 to 30 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kot accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Kot has admitting privileges

Forrest General Hospital
6051 U S Highway 49
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
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