Dr. James McPherson, MD

Dr. James McPherson, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o
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Dr. James McPherson, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Oxnard, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.Read his story

Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons of Ventura County

1700 N Rose Ave Ste 420

Oxnard, CA 93030
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. McPherson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McPherson performs Lung Surgery more than 80% of his peers

Dr. McPherson performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McPherson performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 75% of his peers

Dr. McPherson performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McPherson treats Pulmonary Disease more than 75% of his peers

Dr. McPherson treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Dr. McPherson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Endovascular Procedure
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Heroin Overdose
Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Maze Procedure
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Artery Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
Septal Defect
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

My practice focuses on minimally invasive approaches to heart, lung, vein and vascular health. Our patients benefit from less pain, shorter stays in the hospital and a more rapid return to active living.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Phlebology

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 1997
    Usc Lac Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
  • 1994
    St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1990
    St Luke'S Roosevelt Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1989
  • 1985
    University of Southern California
    Undergraduate School
    1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. McPherson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McPherson

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
87.5%
(7)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
12.5%
(1)

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Very knowledgeable and competent doctor with an excellent bed side manner.
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Locations

Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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Marina Del Rey Hospital

Marina Del Rey, CA