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James M. Douglas MD


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PeaceHealth employed provider
  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
Biography

Dr. Douglas serves as Medical Director of Cardiovasular Outreach. Prior to coming to Bellingham, he was assistant professor of surgery at Duke University Medical Center, where he co-founded the Duke University Endosurgery Center and served as director of Thoracoscopic Surgery and surgical consultant to the Duke University Endocarditis Service.

Dr. Douglas has authored journal articles and textbook chapters on topics including mitral and tricuspid valve surgery, ischemic heart disease and thoracoscopic surgery. He was a featured surgeon on the television program “The Operation” which aired on the Learning Channel and the Discovery Channel.

Dr. Douglas has been an experienced practioner of complex mitral valve repair since 1989. He pioneered minimally invasive coronary artery bypass surgery at St. Joseph Hospital in 1995. His current efforts are focused on the critical assessment and advancement of minimally invasive techniques for treatment of valvular heart disease, ischemic heart disease and surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation.

Education
  • Duke University Medical Center Physician Assistant Program
    Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    Specialty: Other, Not Listed
  • Duke University Medical Center
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Insurance Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup Washington
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Plan of Washington
  • First Choice Health Network
  • First Health Network
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net Federal Services
  • Humana
  • Medicaid Alaska
  • Medicaid Washington
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Multiplan Network
  • Pacific Medical Centers
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Provider Network of America
  • Regence - Oregon & Washington
  • United Healthcare
Privileged Facilities
  • St. Joseph Medical Center
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PeaceHealth Medical Group - Bellingham & Lynden 2979 Squalicum Parkway, Suite 201
Bellingham, WA 98225-1813
360-788-6800 Fax: 360-788-6801

James M. Douglas, MD

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

Dr. Douglas serves as Medical Director of Cardiovasular Outreach. Prior to coming to Bellingham, he was assistant professor of surgery at Duke University Medical Center, where he co-founded the Duke University Endosurgery Center and served as director of Thoracoscopic Surgery and surgical consultant to the Duke University Endocarditis Service.

Dr. Douglas has authored journal articles and textbook chapters on topics including mitral and tricuspid valve surgery, ischemic heart disease and thoracoscopic surgery. He was a featured surgeon on the television program “The Operation” which aired on the Learning Channel and the Discovery Channel.

Dr. Douglas has been an experienced practioner of complex mitral valve repair since 1989. He pioneered minimally invasive coronary artery bypass surgery at St. Joseph Hospital in 1995. His current efforts are focused on the critical assessment and advancement of minimally invasive techniques for treatment of valvular heart disease, ischemic heart disease and surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation.

Education

  • Duke University Medical Center Physician Assistant Program
    Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    Specialty: Other, Not Listed
  • Duke University Medical Center

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