Dr. James Wallace, MD

Dr. James Wallace, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Wallace, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Kentucky in 1973 and specializes in general surgery.

6560 Fannin St Ste 1160

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 790-9151

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hernia Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • University Tex Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • University Tex Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wallace has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Wallace's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wallace to family and friends
4.4
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Wallace'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Houston, TX
Dr. Wallace performed my Sigmoid colon resectioning in 2012. After a new bout of intestinal issues and fear of another surgery Dr. Wallace immediately treated my symptoms, got me back to normal and on my feet WITH NO SURGERY. His bedside manner is calm, sympathetic and very kind. I trust him with...more
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in Missouri City, TX
I would highly recommend Dr wallace. He went above and beyond for me regarding my surgery.
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in Houston, Texas
Great bedside manner.
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