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Dr. James Vacek, MD
Internist, Cardiologist (heart)
34 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Vacek is Excellent. Dr. Vacek has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Vacek, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 20 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Balloon Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Cancer
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Unstable Angina
  • Vascular Disease

Education & Awards

Dr. Vacek graduated from Creighton University, Omaha. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Disease
Heart Catheterization
Myocardial Infarction
Translumnial Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Vacek has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • University Of Kansas Hospital 
  • Miami County Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Laddie Vacek MD is a male Internist, has 34 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. James L. Vacek practice?
Dr. James Vacek has 1 office location.
Dr. James Vacek practices Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease near Kansas City, KS.
See Kansas City Internists and Kansas City Cardiologists.