Dr. James Slater, MD

Dr. James Slater, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. James Slater, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Morristown, NJ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

100 Madison Ave

Morristown, NJ 07960

Contact Information

(973) 971-7300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Slater performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Heart Surgery
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Slater'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.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Vascular Disease
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28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Franklin and Marshall College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Slater has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Slater's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Slater to family and friends
24 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Slater's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Very knowledgeable & patient. Answered all of our questions and made us all feel at ease.
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Dr. Slater saved my life. I was rushed to the hospital on a Sunday morning and Dr. Slater responded immediately to the emergency. He is obviously an excellent cardiac surgeon, very caring and very patient. I went for a one year follow up visit with him and once again he took his time to explain...more
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Dr. Slater is a highly skilled, first rate cardiac surgeon who performed a triple bypass and aortic valve replacement on my husband and saved his life. We have the utmost trust in Dr. Slater and would not hesitate to recommend him to family and friends. His education and training are world class...more
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Dr. Slater has operated on my father. He implanted his LVAD 4 years ago, and recently replaced a portion of the device. Dr. Slater spends time explaining procedures to patient and family. I was not present when he spoke to my father about his surgery, but Dr. Slater took the time to speak to me...more
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After the surgery with Dr. Slater my recovery is so smooth that I don't feel any discomfort. No pain, no sufferring, in my third week I can do anything as usual and my regular doctor let me drive on the fourth week. I started light exercise in the fifth week and rehars are following.
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