Dr. James McCaughan, MD

Dr. James McCaughan, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
(14)
Save
Dr. James McCaughan, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Toms River, NJ and has been practicing for 31 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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (6/20/2017)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. McCaughan's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. McCaughan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCaughan performs Lung Surgery more than 63% of his peers

Dr. McCaughan performs this procedure more than 63% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCaughan performs Esophageal Surgery more than 61% of his peers

Dr. McCaughan performs this procedure more than 61% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCaughan treats Pulmonary Disease more than 58% of his peers

Dr. McCaughan treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Dr. McCaughan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. James McCaughan, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Toms River, NJ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
1988
Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
Medical School
1988

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)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. McCaughan?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. McCaughan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. James McCaughan, MD
Reply
This doctor ruined my life. He paralyze my diaphragm during surgery.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option4
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James McCaughan, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. McCaughan?

Locations

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
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
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. McCaughan treats patients.

Learn more

Compare Providers

More providers who are similar to Dr. McCaughan

Show All Cardiothoracic Surgery