Dr. James Walder, MD

Dr. James Walder, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. James Walder, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1971 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

4150 5th St

Rapid City, SD 57701

Contact Information

(605) 399-4300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Walder performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Walder's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Dakota.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Wm Beaumont Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Fitzsimons Army Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Walder does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Walder and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Walder's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walder to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Walder's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

It was 20 years ago, almost to the day, when Dr. Walder performed surgery on my heart. I'm very pleased to say that my 86 year old heart is still doing very well and, that we do miss him here in New Mexico. All the very best to you Dr. Walder and, my HEARTFELT THANKS !!! Sincerely, Sidney Rhodes
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