Dr. James McGukin, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 63
  
Dr. McGukin
Accepting new patients

UNC Regional Physicians Carolina Cardiology

306 Westwood Ave Ste 401 High Point, NC 27262

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(336) 885-6168

Dr. James McGukin, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in High Point, NC and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. McGukin has more experience with Cardiac Care and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina medical school in 1986. He is affiliated with Wake Forest Baptist Health - High Point Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McGukin to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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  • Low Wait Times
    Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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Dr. McGukin accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. McGukin

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. McGukin treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. McGukin treats other conditions, please contact the office at (336) 885-6168.

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGukin treats Hypertension more than 95% of their peers

Dr. McGukin treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGukin treats Heart Disease more than 95% of their peers

Dr. McGukin treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGukin treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 94% of their peers

Dr. McGukin treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 53% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Fibrillation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGukin treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 74% of their peers

Dr. McGukin treats this condition more than 74% of their peers

Arrhythmias
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGukin treats Arrhythmias more than 69% of their peers

Dr. McGukin treats this condition more than 69% of their peers

Aortic Valve Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGukin treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 67% of their peers

Dr. McGukin treats this condition more than 67% of their peers

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

Dr. McGukin's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm 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
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

Dr. McGukin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McGukin

4.3

Based on 7 ratings

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
(5)
4 Stars
14.285714285714286%
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3 Stars
0%
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
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Biography

Dr. James McGukin, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in High Point, NC and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. McGukin has more experience with Cardiac Care and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina medical school in 1986. He is affiliated with Wake Forest Baptist Health - High Point Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McGukin to book an appointment.Less...

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

University Of S Fl College Of Med
Residency Hospital
1986
Medical University Of South Carolina
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

UNC Regional Physicians Carolina Cardiology

UNC Regional Physicians Carolina Cardiology306 Westwood Ave Ste 401 High Point, NC 27262
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UNC Regional Physicians Carolina Cardiology - Lexington103 W Center Street Ext Lexington, NC 27295
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Wake Forest Baptist Health - High Point Medical Center

High Point, NC

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
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