Dr. James Levett, MD

Dr. James Levett, MD

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Age 69
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Dr. James Levett, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1974 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

202 10th St SE Ste 290

Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Contact Information

(319) 362-5118

Insurance Accepted

  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthSmart
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Meridian Health Plan of Michigan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Levett's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Levett performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Levett performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Levett treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Levett treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Levett performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Levett performs this procedure more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Levett's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Beating Heart Surgery
Benign Tumor
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
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)
Chest Wall Tumor
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Tumor
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Diseases
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mesothelioma
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Saphenous Vein Harvest for CABG
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Thyroid Cancer
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Levett, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1974 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University Chicago Hosps
    Residency Hospital
  • University Chicago Hosps
    Internship Hospital
  • 1974
    Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School
    1974

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Levett's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Levett

4.0

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
72.72727272727273%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(1)
1 Star
18.181818181818183%
(2)

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I would recommend. As a nurse (working at a top 10 medical institution) I observed him in the OR (while there to observe a CRNA) ; and was VERY impressed with his kindness and overall disposition. He is clearly a very good surgeon as well. I would recommend him highly to anyone. He will treat your...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Coventry Health Care
Advantra
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
HealthSmart
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Meridian Health Plan of Michigan
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Wellmark

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St. Luke's Hospital

Cedar Rapids, IA

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