Dr. James Spann, MD

Dr. James Spann, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
(6)
Save
Dr. James Spann, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Fort Smith, AR and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and more.

7001 Rogers Ave Ste 401

Fort Smith, AR 72903

Contact Information

(479) 314-4650

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Spann's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Spann's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spann performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Spann performs this procedure more than 57% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Lung Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spann performs Lung Surgery more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Spann performs this procedure more than 52% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spann performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Spann performs this procedure more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Spann's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Utica Park Clinic has been busy expanding our physician services to meet your entire family s health care needs. Currently, we have over 120 physicians in more than 20 locations throughout northeastern Oklahoma providing compassionate care in fami...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1998
    Parkland Memorial Hospital Oschner Foundation Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1991
    University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1991

Awards

Dr. Spann's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Spann

4.3

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
83.33333333333333%
(5)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(1)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Spann?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • Under 10 minutes
Dr. Spann's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. James Spann, MD
Reply
Dr Spann replaced my rapidly deteriorating aortic valve in 2009. Surgery involved replacing my aortic valve with a bio-prosthetic & Sternal Talons to close my sternum based on his recommendations. I expected recovery to be difficulty but was astonished at how rapidly it went with very little...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James Spann, MD?
Reply
I had aortic valve replacement surgery in 2004. I was considered high risk and did a lot of research to find the best physician in my area - that of course was Dr. James Spann. Upon our initial meeting I had a list of about 50 questions. Dr. Spann pulled up a stool , took my list, and...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James Spann, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Spann?

Locations

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Compare Cardiac Surgeons

More providers who are similar to Dr. Spann

Show All Cardiac Surgeons