Dr. James Munns, MD

Dr. James Munns, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
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Dr. James Munns, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Peoria, IL and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

5405 N Knoxville Ave

Peoria, IL 61614

Contact Information

(309) 691-4410

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Munns accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Munns

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Munns treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Munns treats other conditions, please contact the office at (309) 691-4410.

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Dr. Munns typically treats 75% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
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Dr. Munns' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • 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
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Munns, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Peoria, IL and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1982
Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency Hospital
1976
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Residency Hospital
1972
Hennepin County Medical Center
Internship Hospital

Awards

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What are Dr. James Munns, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Munns frequently treats Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection. See all practice areas where Dr. Munns specializes.

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Dr. Munns' office is located at 5405 N Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61614. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Dr. Munns performed a triple bypass and carotid artery cleanout on me. I have the uptmost confidence in him and his team. I feel I have received superior care with them.
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    • Staff friendliness
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    Knowable and very experienced!
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    Dr. Minns was awesome. Very good bed side manners and very informative.
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    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Patrick – Aug 28, 2019
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    Dr. Munns is a wonderful and caring Doctor. When he talks with you there is a genuine concern in his presence. You know you are being taken care of by the best. I am grateful to be his patient.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
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    Locations

    Practice

    Osf Medical Group-heartcare Midwest5405 N Knoxville Ave Peoria, IL 61614
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    Osf Cardiovascular Institute - Peoria515 Ne Glen Oak Ave Ste 202 Peoria, IL 61603
    2

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    70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

    OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

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    73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

    Osf Saint Paul Medical Center

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    • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)