Dr. James Rellas, MD

Dr. James Rellas, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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
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more than 67% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 5% of peers
Heart Disease
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more than 3% of peers

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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."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Lipidology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiopulmonary Conditions
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Syncope
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Uncomplicated Mycardial Infarction
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • Angiography
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Doppler
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Carotid Vertebral Sonography
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coumadin® Management
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Doppler Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)

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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.

Education

  • 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
2.3
based on 11 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Rellas' Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rellas accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
    Medicare Choice Plus PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Texas True Choice
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    CarePlus
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    Secure Horizons

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Hospitals where Dr. Rellas has admitting privileges

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
6200 W Parker Rd
Plano, TX 75093
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