Dr. James Matchison, MD

Dr. James Matchison, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
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Dr. James Matchison, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Torrance, CA. He is 40 years old.Read his story

2841 Lomita Blvd Ste 235

Torrance, CA 90505

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 22 More

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Matchison's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Matchison "Dr. Matchison is board certified in Interventional Cardiology, Adult Cardiovascular Disease, Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography and Internal Medicine. Dr. Matchison received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona, in Tucson, Arizona. He attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California and his general cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowship at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Matchison is a member of the American Society of Cardiology and American Society of Echocardiography. He specializes in management of advanced cardiac disease, cardiac catheterization, coronary stent placement, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), echocardiography, and stress echocardiography. Dr. Matchison was born in Columbus, Ohio. He has been practicing in the South Bay since December 2012."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection 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
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • 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)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Ohio State University / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matchison has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matchison's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matchison to family and friends
4.8
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Matchison'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

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Dr. Matchison accepts 31 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Power Select HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Pathway X Direct Access PPO
    Pathway X Tiered Direct Access
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Basic Exclusive PPO for Small Business
    Basic PPO
    Enhanced Exclusive for Small Business HMO
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Blue & Gold HMO
    Community Care Network HMO
    Employer Group HMO
    Health Net PPO
    Individual and Family PPO
    Medicaid
    SmartCare HMO
    WholeCare Network HMO
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Matchison has admitting privileges

Torrance Memorial Medical Center
3330 Lomita Blvd
Torrance, CA 90505
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