Dr. James O'Rourke, MD

Dr. James O'Rourke, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. James O'Rourke, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Paducah, KY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

1532 Lone Oak Rd Ste 445

Paducah, KY 42003

Contact Information

(270) 538-5830

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. O'Rourke's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Rourke performs Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open more than 97% of his peers

Dr. O'Rourke performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Rourke performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 84% of his peers

Dr. O'Rourke performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Rourke treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. O'Rourke treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. O'Rourke's 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 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
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
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 Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Saphenous Vein Harvest for CABG
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
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

Care Philosophy

God works through my hands to help cure you of your illness.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 1992
    Med College Of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992
  • 1990
    E Tenn St University
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1984
    St Josephs Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    St Josephs Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982
  • 1978
    Murray State University
    Undergraduate School
    1978

Awards

Dr. O'Rourke's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. O'Rourke

4.6

Based on 9 reviews

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This man saved my brothers life.can not stand to hear anything bad about this man. He can not be responsible for every single thing in any hospital he works in. God guides him I pray for him and his patients. If my brother would have died I know he had the best Dr. We are very lucky in Paducah...Read More
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If you care about your love ones you will avoid this Doctor. He allowed my father to die on a holliday weekend on something that should not have been missed by a half way knowldedgeable physician and did not have the proper team with him. I only hope he experiences the same amount of pain we have...Read More
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