Dr. James Leggett, MD

Dr. James Leggett, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Leggett, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in cardiology.

Overlake Medical Clinics/Overlake Hospital Cancer Center

1135 116th Ave NE Ste 600

Bellevue, WA 98004
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • ChoiceCare Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Congestive Heart Failure
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Leggett'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

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

53  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
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • 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
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • Hendrix College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Wash Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Wash Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Sequoia Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leggett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leggett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leggett to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Leggett's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Took my recent immigrant father to see Dr. Leggett for prescription renewal and general heart checkup. Very pleased with everything. Blood test results showed up online on same day within a few hours! Both the assistant and Dr. Leggett were great and professional.
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Dr.Leggett treated my mother when she was brought into the ER with a complete heart block. Even though she was very sick, he kept me updated as he was treating her. He was very calm and delivered the diagnosis to me with all the details. It was easier to make decisions and proceed with my mothers...more
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