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About Dr. James R Hennessy

Dr. James R Hennessy, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Toledo, OH. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics. Dr. Hennessy is affiliated with St Rita's Medical Center. Dr. Hennessy has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James R Hennessy is Good. Dr. James R Hennessy has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James R Hennessy is 3.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Mercy Congenital Heart Specialist

2222 Cherry St Ste 2800
Toledo, OH 43608
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Dr. James R Hennessy has the following 2 specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology

    Pediatric cardiologists are pediatricians with additional, specialized, training in the heart health of your children. When infants are born with congenital heart disease or abnormal hearts, pediatric cardiologists get involved as soon as possible — sometimes before the child is even born.
    Through specific testing, they can diagnose the problem and care for the child throughout their treatment, which could range from medication to surgery and transplants. Other heart conditions they treat include arrhythmias, heart murmurs, holes in the heart and viral infections that affect blood flow.

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James R Hennessy has the following 1 expertise

  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Dr. James R Hennessy is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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baby born with 3 holes in heart

He was willing to come in on a sunday to do a echo on my baby that was only a day old. I am very greatful and my baby is now 5 years old and no signs of heart problems.

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Five Stars

Dr.Hennessy was my heart doctor since i was 3 and now im 22 so i would say he is a wonderful doctor he was always very nice to me and my family and he is very special to me cause without him i dont know where i would be he is a great doctor.

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Great doctor

Doc Hennessy became my daughter's doctor by default. She was in the ER at Toledo Hospital with her first episode of SVT. After an hour of her heart rate not reverting and the staff trying several different manipulations and preparing to be given the meds to stop her heart and re-start it Dr Hennessy walked in. He reviewed her chart and asked "has anyone had this child stand on her head?" The staff looked at him like he was crazy.He very strongly said "get a towel and lay it on the floor and get this child on her head." They did and her heart rate reverted back to normal immediately. He explained to us in laymans terms what had happened to her, why she was having this SVT and what we could expect and was very kind. He gave us his cell phone#, office# and pager # to call if we ever had questions or concerns. We were so impressed with with him that we switched from her previous cardiologist whom she saw for her Dextrocardia with Situs Inversus to Dr. Hennessy.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Hennessy is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1971

  • Moffitt Hospital University Of Ca


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James R Hennessy accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Health Network Option Open Access
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
    • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • HAP
    • HAP Preferred PPO
  • HealthSpan
    • HealthSpan Access PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • MMOH SuperMed POS Select
    • MMOH SuperMed PPO Plus
  • Paramount
    • Paramount HMO Ohio
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate POS

Locations & Directions

Mercy Congenital Heart Specialist, 2222 Cherry St Ste 2800, Toledo, OH
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