Dr. James D. Pickett, MD

Dr. James D. Pickett, MD

Cardiology | Male | 60 years old

Dr. James Pickett has performed more than 9,000 cardiac catheterizations and over 1,800 interventions. His...Read more

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21 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Cigna
  • Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Prime Health Services
  • RockPort Health Care
  • Texas True Choice
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Impella Device
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

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

  • Medical School
    Baylor College of Medicine Houston

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor University

    Completed in 1986

  • Undergraduate School
    Texas A&M University / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1977

  • Other Education
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 1987

    The Methodist Hospital

    Completed in 1989

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications
    • Balloon Angioplasty and Laser Assisted Balloon Angioplasty of Totally Occluded Superficial Femoral Arteries
    • Improvements on Cardiac Output During the 24 Hours Following Balloon Valvulplasty
    • Factors Influencing the Outcome of Balloons Aortic Valvulplasty in the Elderly

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Pickett's Care Philosophy

Dr. James Pickett has performed more than 9,000 cardiac catheterizations and over 1,800 interventions. His practice includes a complete range of cardiovascular conditions and offers expertise in coronary and peripheral intervention and pacemakers.