Dr. James Shoptaw, MD

Dr. James Shoptaw, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. James Shoptaw, MD is a general surgery specialist in Savannah, GA. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery.

4700 Waters Ave Ste 400

Savannah, GA 31404

Contact Information

(912) 273-1100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shoptaw's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shoptaw treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Shoptaw treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shoptaw treats Aneurysm more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Shoptaw treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Vascular Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shoptaw treats Vascular Disease more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Shoptaw treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Shoptaw's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Aneurysm
Angiography
Aortic Aneurysm
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Benign Tumor
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Bronchoscopy
Cancer
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Central Line Insertion
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chest Tube Insertion
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dialysis
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
Empyema
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Skin Lesion
Fracture
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Obstruction
Kidney Failure
Limb Salvage Surgery
Liver Cancer
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Angioplasty
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Artery Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thoracotomy
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Trigger Point Injection
Ulcer
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

The mission of Upward Surgical is to provide regional care without regard to social or economic status and to attain results that are comparable to the national leaders in the fields of cardio-thoracic and vascular surgery. Our approach is to continually measure our outcomes and modify processes in an effort to provide exceptional care to our patients.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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