Dr. James Rooks, MD

Dr. James Rooks, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o
(14)

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Dr. James Rooks, MD is a general surgery specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Central Surgical Associates

1190 N State St Ste 502

Jackson, MS 39202
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dr. Rooks' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rooks performs Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rooks performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rooks performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rooks performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dialysis Access Procedures
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rooks performs Dialysis Access Procedures more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rooks performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rooks' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Varices
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Helping you overcome disease, getting you out of pain and improving your quality of life is what we do here, but doing it with real compassion and a personal touch is what makes our group so special. It's a difference I'm confident you'll appreciate, and it's what makes me proud to be part of Central Surgical Associates.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
National Naval Med Center
Residency Hospital
1987
National Naval Med Center
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Mississippi
Medical School
1982
Millsaps College
Undergraduate School
1992
1987
1986
1982

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Dr. Rooks' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rooks

4.6

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
85.71428571428571%
(12)
4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
7.142857142857143%
(1)

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In 2015 I was diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus , had a pet scan and was told that I had pancreatic cancer as well. Saw Dr Rooks, he looked at the data asked questions re: family history and didn't feel that it was pancreatic cancer. Moved aggressively with surgery the next week and saved my...Read More
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Wonderful doctor. Caring & thorough
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