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James D. Flaherty, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Flaherty is an assistant professor of medicine in Interventional Cardiology. His clinical interests include coronary and peripheral interventions, interatrial closure devices, cardiac CT angiography and critical care. His research interests include coronary revascularization in patients with heart failure, diabetic patients with coronary artery disease, and growth factor delivery for acute myocardial infarction.

Dr. Flaherty is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and interventional cardiology. Prior to joining the faculty in 2006, he completed his residency and fellowship training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received additional training in left main coronary artery stenting in Seoul, Korea under the direction of Dr. Seung-Jung Park. During his training years, he was recognized several times with the Excellence in Teaching Award. He graduated with honors from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1999. While there, he was awarded the Robin M. Bannerman Memorial Research Award and was named a Student Scholar in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke by the American Heart Association.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    State University of New York At Buffalo School of Medicine - 1999
  • Residency
    Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 2002
  • Fellowship
    Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 2006

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

PRIMARY LOCATION


Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-694-9430
Monday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • CT Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Interventions
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HMOI Fox Valley IPA
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus