James W Johnson Jr MD
- Thoracic Surgery Memphis, TN
Vitals cannot verify whether or not this professional is currently practicing. We recommend that you attempt to contact the provider to verify their status. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any additional information.
James W Johnson Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Memphis, TN, with other offices in Memphis, TN and Tupelo, MS (and 1 other location). Their specialties include Thoracic Surgery. James W Johnson Jr is affiliated with Baptist Mem Hosp/Golden Triangle.
Specialties & Expertise
James W Johnson Jr has the following 1 specialty.
If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.
Coronary Heart Disease
Get the facts about coronary heart disease, including who is most at risk for developing the condition.