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Dr. James Norcross, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Norcross

Dr. James Norcross, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Arlington, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from State University of New York At Buffalo in 1977 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(817) 461-8327

Dr. Norcross accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Galaxy Health Network
HealthSmart
Humana
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
PacifiCare Health Systems
PHCS
Scott & White Health Plan
Texas True Choice
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Veteran Administration Plan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Norcross' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Norcross performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Norcross performs this procedure more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Norcross treats Vascular Disease more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Norcross treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Norcross treats Heart Disease more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Norcross treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Norcross' conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • 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 Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • 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
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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. Norcross has been in practice since 1985. He is a cardiothoracic surgeon in Arlington, Texas at HeartPlace Arlington Surgery. He graduated medical school from State University of New York and then went on to an internship for general surgery at UT Southwestern Medical School. After his internship, he stayed on at UT Southwestern Medical School for his residency and fellowship."

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1985
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1983
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency Hospital
1978
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Internship Hospital
1977
State University of New York At Buffalo
Medical School
1973
Duke University
Undergraduate School
1985
1983
1978
1977
1973

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Dr. Norcross' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Norcross

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Norcross' Performance
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Sat in the waiting room for an hour. When questioned about how long until going back to see the doctor, I was told it would be at least another 30 min wait. I understand doctors can run behind but there was only 4 people in the waiting room for the entire hour and they were not there to see my...Read More
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He is the best and take all the time needed going over the surgery process. Doesn't get in a hurry like a lot of doctors do. He is wonderful.
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Dr. Norcross did my surgery (2 bypasses and TMLR) in 2007. He spent extra time before closing to ensure no other issues later. He did a fantastic job and I would highly recommend him!
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Professional manner and bedside manners over the top. Husband went in for 4 bypasses .... Dr. Norcross saw something not looking right as he examined husband's heart before closing. .... result was a 5th bypass. Keen eye this doctor had and taking his time. Husband loved this doctor!
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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