Dr. James McCaughan, MD

Dr. James McCaughan, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James McCaughan, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery doctor who practices in Toms River, NJ. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. McCaughan is affiliated with Community Medical Center.

67 Route 37 W

Toms River, NJ 08755

Contact Information

(732) 914-1300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

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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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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

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

Dr. McCaughan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCaughan to family and friends
3.4
based on 14 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. McCaughan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Toms River, NJ |
This doctor ruined my life. He paralyze my diaphragm during surgery.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. McCaughan accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. McCaughan has admitting privileges

Community Medical Center
99 Route 37 W
Toms River, NJ 08755
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