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Dr. James Donahue, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 54
Dr. James Donahue, MD
4.9 (44 Ratings)
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Dr. James Donahue, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL.
Dr. James Donahue, MD
4.9 (44 Ratings)
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Dr. James Donahue, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 54
Birmingham, AL
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience
Dr. James Donahue, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL.

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Dr. James Donahue, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has 26 years experience. They graduated from HARVARD Medical School in 1998 and completed a residency at Massachusetts General Hospital.They currently practice at Practice. Dr. Donahue has experience treating conditions like Lung Cancer among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Donahue received an average rating of 4.9/5 from patients and has been reviewed 44 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Donahue is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Atrial Fibrillation
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Esophageal Cancer
Interstitial Lung Disease
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Lobectomy of Lung with Robotic Assist
Maze Procedure
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Partial Lobectomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Robotic Assist
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Aneurysm
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Anorectal Abscess
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Lung Neoplasms
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Pleural Neoplasm
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Breast Lump
Carotid Artery Disease
Chylothorax
Congenital Heart Defects
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
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Endocarditis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Varices
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hemorrhoids
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Lung Abscess
Malignant Mediastinal Tumor
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Embolism
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Systolic Heart Failure
Thymomas
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Thyroid Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Truncus Arteriosus
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Liver Biopsy
Open Lung Removal
Pancoast Tumor Excision
Port Placements or Replacements
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Robotic Assist
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Insurance Accepted

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  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • Choice Care PPO
  • United Healthcare

Locations

  1. 1 Uab Hospital Birmingham
    619 19th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  2. 2 Office
    703 19th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  3. 3 Hoover Specialty Care
    501 Emery Dr W, Hoover, AL 35244

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Donahue
4.9
Based on 44 Reviews
5 Stars (42)
4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (0)
1 Star (1)

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Nov 17, 2023
Donahue was kind and did a great job. I do believe they should have informed me about my broken rib. I feel like that should be listed in the info. At a minimum tell the patient when he wakes up.
— Nov 17, 2023
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Biography
  • Dr. James Donahue, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from HARVARD Medical School in 1998. He specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Biography
Specialties*
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • HARVARD Medical School
    1998
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
Board Certifications
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A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    2005
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    2008
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. James Donahue, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Donahue's profile.

Yes, Dr. James Donahue, MD holds board certification in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.