Dr. James Zalez, MD

Dr. James Zalez, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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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

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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Top Care Areas

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Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 2% of peers

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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

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-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

Dr. Zalez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zalez's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zalez to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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