Dr. James Norcross, MD

Dr. James Norcross, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. James Norcross, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Arlington, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from State University Of New York At Buffalo in 1977 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

902 W Randol Mill Rd Ste 200

Arlington, TX 76012

Contact Information

(817) 461-8327

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 78% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 73% of peers
Heart Disease
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more than 73% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Norcross has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Norcross' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Norcross

4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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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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