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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
39 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Livesay is Excellent. Dr. Livesay has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 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 Livesay, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Arterial Occlusive Diseases
  • Arteriosclerosis (Arterial Disease)
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Endarterectomy
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Paraplegia
  • Pathologic Constriction
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases (Peripheral Artery Disease)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Livesay graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Disease
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Livesay has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • St Luke's Episcopal Hospital 
  • University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James J Livesay MD is a male Surgeon, has 39 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. James J. Livesay practice?
Dr. James Livesay has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Livesay practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Houston, TX.
See Houston Surgeons and Houston Cardiothoracic Surgeons.