Dr. James McCaughan, MD

Dr. James McCaughan, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. James McCaughan, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Toms River, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

67 Route 37 W

Toms River, NJ 08755

Contact Information

(732) 914-1300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Decortication and Pleurectomy
high
more than 82% of peers
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
high
more than 78% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 76% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

34  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
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCaughan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCaughan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McCaughan

3.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(7)
4 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
35.714285714285715%
(5)

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What People Say About Dr. James McCaughan, MD
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This doctor ruined my life. He paralyze my diaphragm during surgery.
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Toms River, NJ – Aug 25, 2017
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