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James M. Levett, MD

Dr. Levett
Cedar Rapids, IA

Dr. James M. Levett

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Physicians' Clinic of Iowa Department of Surgical Specialists

202-10th Street South East, Suite 290
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

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Dr. James M. Levett received his medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine before completing a fellowship in electrophysiology at Duke University Medical Center. He served as the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Lutheran General Hospital prior to his current position at the Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa Department of Surgical Specialists.

Dr. Levett specializes in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. He received the Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ (STS) Distinguished Service Award in January 2019 in recognition of his contributions to the field of thoracic surgery in general as well as STS in particular. Dr. Levett has authored or co-authored more than 100 medical articles, books and abstracts.

Main Specialty: Thoracic Surgery

Other Interests & Specialties: Cardiothoracic surgery, coronary artery bypass using arterial grafts and lung cancer.

Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Thoracic Surgery Certification and American Board of Surgery Certification, ACS Fellow

Education & Experience:

Operation for diagnosis and treatment of pericardial effusions. Surgery. October 1984;96(4):738-744.

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