Treatment & Services
- Biventricular Pacemaker
- Cardio-Oncology Center
- Cardiovascular Medicine Department
- George M & Linda H Kaufman Center for Heart Failure
- Heart Failure Section
- Heart Transplantation
- Ventricular Assist Device
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Dilated Cardiomyopathy
- Familial Cardiomyopathy
- Heart Failure
- Heart Failure In Women
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
- Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy
- Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
- Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
- Sarcoid Heart Disease
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Hahnemann University Medical College
Philadelphia, PA USA
Undergraduate - Susquehanna University
Selinsgrove, PA USA
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
- Internal Medicine - Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Cardiomyopathy, cardiac tumors, heart failure, heart transplantation, ventricular assist device, myocardial biopsy, cardiac catheterization
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 4/19/2018, Dr. James has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
105 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
9 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 7, 2018
I learn more every time I go... just in the course of conversations with Dr James or the nurses.
Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018
One of the few heart doctors I am confident in is Dr. James.
Reviewed on Jun 18, 2018
I am very happy with Dr James and the staff in the office are always courteous and professional.
Reviewed on May 18, 2018
Dr James can tell with a quick listen if there are any changes from 6 months before.
Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018
It is always very nice to see Dr. James. She is knowledgeable and kind.
Reviewed on Mar 29, 2018
Dr. James was accommodating, patient, caring and answered all our questions. Most importantly, she listened!
Reviewed on Mar 1, 2018
Dr. James and her intern were exceptionally accommodating to me and included me in all facets of the decision-making process.
Reviewed on Feb 26, 2018
Dr. James is always interested in how I feel and how my treatment should implemented.
Reviewed on Jan 23, 2018
I asked her about test she didn't respond.
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