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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Zellner is Excellent. Dr. Zellner has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 4 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 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Myocardial Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Zellner graduated from University of Cincinnati. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Zellner has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Hospital 
  • Cartersville Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James Lawrence Zellner MD is a male Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. James L. Zellner practice?
Dr. James Zellner has 1 office location.
Dr. James Zellner practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Chattanooga, TN.
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