Dr. James O'Rourke, MD

Dr. James O'Rourke, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. O'Rourke performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Heart Surgery
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. O'Rourke'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. O'Rourke "God works through my hands to help cure you of your illness."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

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

47  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
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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41  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. O'Rourke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. O'Rourke's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. O'Rourke to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. O'Rourke's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...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...more
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