Dr. James Rellas, MD

Dr. James Rellas, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. James Rellas, MD is a cardiology specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in cardiology and clinical lipidology.

6957 W Plano Pkwy Ste 1000

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(972) 939-8294

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Murmur
more than 67% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 5% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 3% of peers

Dr. Rellas'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. Rellas "Dr. Rellas and HeartFirst work hard with their patients on prevention as well as diagnosing their immediate problems. Dr. Rellas and HeartFirst would like to discuss their recommendations and new advances for these patients. In addition, please read about the HEARTFIRST CLINICS which have been developed to optimize the cardiovascular health of many appropriate patients. The HeartFirst office at the Texas Clinic in Prestonwood, Plano Tx, has been called one of the most up-to-date in the Texas."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Lipidology

2  Board Certifications

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

28  Conditions Treated

32  Procedures


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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.


  • University of New Hampshire
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Miriam Hosp-Brown U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Brown University-Miriam Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Ut Southwestern-Parkland Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Masters in Medical Management
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • D Magazine list of Best Doctors in Dallas for 2009, 11/18/2009
  • D Magazine list of Best Doctors in Dallas for 2010, 12/20/2010
  • Addison Magazine - Reader's Choice - Best Cardiologist, 2009
Media & Publications

Dr. Rellas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rellas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rellas to family and friends
11 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rellas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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