Dr. James Orford, MD

Dr. James Orford, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. James Orford, MD is a cardiology specialist in Murray, UT and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from U Cape Town in 1993 and specializes in cardiology.

5169 S Cottonwood St Ste 510

Murray, UT 84107

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
more than 97% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Orford's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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15  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • U Cape Town
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Franklin Square Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Franklin Square Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Orford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Orford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Orford to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Orford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Horrible man. Lazy, rude, and apathetic. Thinks he knows it all and never listens. Find someone else!
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I have been a patient of Dr Orfords for about 10 years, since he was in WY. He eventually recomded me to the transplant team at Utah Heart Clinic. He was a great go between in the meantime. He was awesome at squeezing me in for in between routine check ups and doing what ever he could for me. I...more
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