Dr. James Taylor, DO

Dr. James Taylor, DO

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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55 y/o
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Dr. James Taylor, DO is a thoracic surgery specialist in Salem, VA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

LewisGale Physicians

1802 Braeburn Dr

Salem, VA 24153
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Carotid Artery Disease
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more than 75% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 60% of peers
Aneurysm
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more than 50% of peers

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Dr. Taylor's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Taylor "James J. Taylor, DO, FACOS joins the surgical staff of LewisGale Medical Center and the physician staff of LewisGale Physicians Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Taylor graduated from Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa. He continued his education with an internship at Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Saddlebrook, New Jersey, where he served as Chief Intern, and his residency in general surgery at Peninsula Hospital in Queens, New York where he served as Chief Resident in his field. He completed his cardiothoracic and vascular surgery fellowship at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, New Jersey. During his fellowship, he served as Chief Fellow in his field. Dr. Taylor is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery in both cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. Dr. Taylor has been honored with numerous accolades for his patient care and service to the community including Texas Monthly Cardiac Super Doc, TOMA Community Service Award, America's Top Physicians for Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery, and 417 Top Doctors for Cardiac and Vascular Surgery. In his spare time, Dr. Taylor has previously owned a fully-operational cattle ranch and collected John Deere tractors."
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2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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33  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taylor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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