Dr. James McGovern, MD

Dr. James McGovern, MD

Pediatric Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James McGovern, MD is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth in 1990 and specializes in pediatric cardiology.

5 Vanderbilt Park Dr Ste C

Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Information

(828) 274-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Congenital Heart Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Septal Defect
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Oh State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McGovern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McGovern's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McGovern to family and friends
3.5
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. McGovern'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 (2)

We've been with Dr. McGovern since our son was born, and have found him, as well as the staff, to be caring, responsive, and patient.
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McGovern has been with us since our daughter was diagnosed at 2 weeks old... he helped in saving her life that day.....so almost 5 yrs now. He has been a wonderful cardiologist. He usually explains things using doctors terms, but has always been patient, understanding and kind with every question...more
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