Dr. James Piper, MD

Dr. James Piper, MD

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Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o
(6)

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Dr. James Piper, MD is a surgery specialist in Falls Church, VA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in surgery.

Inova Medical Group - General Surgery

6565 Arlington Blvd Ste 500

Falls Church, VA 22042
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Piper's Experience

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Dr. Piper's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Piper "A surgeon with Inova Medical Group General Surgery, they treat a wide range of general surgery problems utilizing the latest surgical protocols."

1  Specialties

  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

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53  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cholecystoenterostomy
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • University of Iowa-College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University of Iowa-College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Chicago Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Piper has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Piper's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Piper to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Piper's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I would not recommend him to anyone! He performed a procedure on me which was not needed. When complications arose, he explained with a 2nd incorrect diagnosis. When a 2nd infection occurred requiring 10 days hospitalization, he couldn't diagnose and stated it wasn't related to surgery. After...more
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