Dr. James Jaggers MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Congenital Cardiac Surgery.
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Dr. James Jaggers has 4 office locations.
Duke University - West Campus
200 Trent Dr
Durham, NC 27710

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License & Identifications

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  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
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The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Jaggers, Barton-Elliman Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery is Excellent. Dr. Jaggers has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Jaggers, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) and Congenital Cardiac Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease (Patent Ductus Arteriosus)
  • Coronary Vessel Anomalies
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (Sepsis)

Education & Awards

Dr. Jaggers graduated from University of Nebraska, Omaha. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Meritorious Service Award, AmSECT Pediatric Conference American Society of Extracorporeal Technology
Top Doctors in Denver 5280 Magazine
Top Doctors in Denver, Awarding Body: 5280 Magazine, Date: 1/1/2011, Description: Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?"
Meritorious Service Award, AmSECT Pediatric Conference, Awarding Body: American Society of Extracorporeal Technology, Date: 1/1/2006
1st Place, C Walton Lillehi Resident Forum Session, Awarding Body: American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Date: 1/1/2006


Dr. Jaggers has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Duke University Hospital 
  • Duke Raleigh Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Jaggers accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans - 6 plans
  • Colorado Access Health Plan - 1 plan
  • Cigna - 6 plans
  • Colorado Medicaid - 1 plan

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. James Jaggers practice?
Dr. James Jaggers practices Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Congenital Cardiac Surgery near Durham, NC.
Additional practice locations include: Danville, VA and Aurora, CO.
See Durham Cardiothoracic Surgeons and Durham Surgeons.