Dr. James Takara, MD

Dr. James Takara, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. James Takara, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport in 1989 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

4150 5th St

Rapid City, SD 57701

Contact Information

(605) 755-4300

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Takara's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Takara performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Takara performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Takara performs Lung Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Takara performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Takara treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Takara treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm

Dr. Takara's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
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 Artery Stent Placement
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)
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
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
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
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

Biography

Dr. James Takara, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport in 1989 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • University Wa Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • University Of Tn College Of Med
    Residency Hospital
  • University Hospital SUNY Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1989
    La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School
    1989

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Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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