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Dr. James Talano, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 78

Dr. Talano

Swift Institute

625 Tamiami Trl N Ste 201 Naples, FL 34102

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Dr. James Talano, MD is a cardiology specialist in Naples, FL and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Loyola University Stritch School Of Med in 1965 and specializes in cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and more.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at top hospital . America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital . America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Talano accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
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
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
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

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Talano's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Talano treats Chest Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Talano treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

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
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nuclear Cardiac Imaging
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • 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 Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Talano's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Talano

4.9

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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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.
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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.
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Very caring & professional. Spends a lot of time when necessary.
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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!!!
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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.
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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.
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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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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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About Me

Care Philosophy

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 pres...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

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
Jersey City Med Center
Internship Hospital
1965
Loyola University Stritch School Of Med
Medical School
1961
Loyola University Chicago
Undergraduate School
1990
1971
1971
1969
1968
1966
1965
1961

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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

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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59% Patient experience rating, 10% lower than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)