Dr. James Talano, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 79
  
Dr. Talano
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

SWICFT Institute

625 Tamiami Trl N Ste 201 Naples, FL 34102

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(239) 261-2000

Dr. James Talano, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Naples, FL and has over 55 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Talano has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Cardiac Care, and Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Loyola Stritch School Of Med Maywood Ill medical school in 1965. He is affiliated with medical facilities NCH Baker Hospital Downtown and NCH North Naples Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Talano to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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(239) 261-2000

Dr. Talano accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Blue Alliance Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
BlueDental Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Preferred PPO
Cigna
Choice Fund
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Commercial EPO
Commercial PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medical Mutual of Ohio PPO
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

Background Check

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Practice Areas

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Mitral Valve Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Talano treats Mitral Valve Disease more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Talano treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Arrhythmias
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Talano treats Arrhythmias more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Talano treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

Aortic Valve Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Talano treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Talano treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 22 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Talano treats Heart Disease more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Talano treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Talano treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Talano treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Talano treats Hyperlipidemia more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Talano treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as septal defections and Ebstein's anomaly, that are present from birth.Compare with other Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 57% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Congenital Heart Defects
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Talano treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Talano treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

Septal Defect
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Talano treats Septal Defect more than 43% of their peers

Dr. Talano treats this condition more than 43% of their peers

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Dr. Talano's conditions and procedures:

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • 3D Quantitative Echocardiography
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Doppler
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Ligament Repair
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nuclear Cardiac Imaging
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Talano's Reviews

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4.9

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Dr. Tolano is the second cardiologist I've had an I found him excellent. He is particularly good at explaining things in a way that I can understand. He let me know exactly what to expect having stents put in and indicated that if I put it off too long, the results would not be good.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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Warren Andrews in Bonita Springs – Aug 30, 2018
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It is a pleasure to find a doctor who is experienced, knowledgeable, and really cares about and takes time with his patients. Dr. Talano is overall the best physician I have ever treated with. I recommend him highly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Thomas B. Garlick in Naples, FL – Jul 30, 2018
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Very caring & professional. Spends a lot of time when necessary.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Bernard Reilly in Naples, FL – Jul 19, 2018
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Doctor Talano is a kind and caring person. He takes his time and listens to all complaints. Never feel rushed. He leaves you feeling "this is a doctor with whom I can put my life in his hands and he will do everything in his power to keep you not only heart healthy but healthy overall". My comfort level and faith in Doctor Talano is at the top!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Diana Hayman in Naples, FL – Jul 13, 2018
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Dr. Talano is a kind gentleman and excellent cardiologist. In addition to his high state of performance he has chosen a wonderful team to assist him in his patient care. I would recommend him highly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Ilana Loewenthal in Naples, FL – Jul 06, 2018
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Jim is a wonderful doctor who is thorough, caring, and very up to date and knowledgeable in the field of cardiology.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Carol Boyd in Naples, FL – Jun 29, 2018
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Courteous and efficient. Spends the needed time with the patient. Explains everything so a layperson can understand it.
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Robert Kelly in Naples, FL – Sep 02, 2016
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Dr. Talano is extremely experienced in his specialty of cardiology, is soft spoken and really listens, His medical recommendations and assessments are very easy to understand with his prescriptions for my optimum health and well being. He is definitely an asset and model in the medical profession and his patients are always FIRST. Each and every one of his professional team are tops and a credit to the overall success of the SWIFCT Institute in Naples Florida.
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Personalized Individual Care Access to your selected physician Lower Waiting times Individualized Health Promotion Warm friendly office setting with health care workers who care Your questions answered from Health Professionals In-office generic prescriptions filled In-Office cardiac and laboratory testing Individualized care for better health and wellness Elderly patients with multiple diseases accepted Referrals to major medical centers across the US for specialized surgery and careLess...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology Echocardiography
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Education

1990
Kellogg Fdn-Northwestern U
1971
Cardiology Division Georgetown University Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1971
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1969
New England Med Center Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1968
Georgetown University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1966
Nj Coll-Jersey City Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1965
Loyola Stritch School Of Med Maywood Ill
Medical School
1961
Loyola University Chicago
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Physician of the Year Award Nominee Naples Community Hospital, November 2
  • James V. Talano MD, MM, FACC, 1-12-2012
  • Presidential Recognition Award Collier County Medical Society, May 6 2011

Media & Publications

  • . Sehgal R, Chaudhry F, McPherson D, Talano JV, Mehlman DJ. Transesophageal echocardiography in evaluation of masses in the heart and adjacent structures. Video Journal of Echocardiography, January 1992;2:7-20 94. Lambert K, Sehgal R, Dano N, McPherson DD, Talano JV, Tomasso C, Chaudhry FA. Pr, Various Da

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Locations

SWICFT Institute

SWICFT Office Naples625 Tamiami Trl N Ste 201 Naples, FL 34102
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NCH Baker Hospital Downtown

Naples, FL

60% Patient experience rating, 9% lower than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018)

NCH North Naples Hospital

Naples, FL
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018)
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