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About Dr. James J Laguardia

Dr. James J Laguardia, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Cape Girardeau, MO. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Laguardia is affiliated with St Johns Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

2 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James J Laguardia is Good. Dr. James J Laguardia has been rated by 2 patients. From those 2 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James J Laguardia is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

CARDIAC AND VASCULAR SURGERY

1723 Broadway St Ste 310
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
(573) 331-7870

Specialties

Dr. James J Laguardia has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James J Laguardia has the following 8 expertise

  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Stroke
  • Electromyography
  • Headache
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Dr. James J Laguardia has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Not real friendly.

I'm not sure if he is a good doctor yet, but he is not very friendly.I hope it was just a busy day and not his personality for real.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James J Laguardia accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
    • Anthem MO Blue Preferred Options
    • Anthem MO Direct Access w/HSA
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Alliance
    • Health Alliance HMO/POS
    • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

CARDIAC AND VASCULAR SURGERY, 1723 Broadway St Ste 310, Cape Girardeau, MO
Uploaded January 1, 2012

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