Dr. James Zalez, MD

Dr. James Zalez, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. James Zalez, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois-Chicago in 1987 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, and more.

2121 Santa Monica Blvd # Ctoc

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

(310) 315-7919

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 10 More

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5  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Illinois-Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Oh State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Scripps Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California-San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ok College Med Tulsa
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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