Dr. James Spann, MD

Dr. James Spann, MD

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Age 53
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Dr. James Spann, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fort Smith, AR and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

7001 Rogers Ave Ste 401

Fort Smith, AR 72903

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Spann's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
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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
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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)
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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 Stenosis
  • 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 Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • 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
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck 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 Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • 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
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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 family ...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Spann's Reviews

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4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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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
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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
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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