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James Hemp, MD

Dr. Hemp is a cardiothoracic surgeon in the San Diego area. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital LA Jolla and 2 more hospitals.
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Dr. Hemp saw more heart disease patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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6.6k doctors
Dr. Hemp saw more heart valve condition patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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3.2k doctors
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3.2k doctors
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1.6k doctors
Dr. Hemp saw more aortic aneurysm patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.6k doctors
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4.6k doctors
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2.3k doctors
Dr. Hemp saw more aneurysm patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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8.9k doctors
Dr. Hemp saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.8k doctors
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1.8k doctors
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905 doctors
Dr. Hemp saw abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Hemp saw stroke patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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1.2k doctors
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1.2k doctors
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621 doctors
Dr. Hemp saw atrial septal defect (ASD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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5.0k doctors
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5.0k doctors
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2.5k doctors
Dr. Hemp saw lung cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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11k doctors
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11k doctors
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5.4k doctors
Dr. Hemp saw peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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2.5k doctors
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2.5k doctors
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1.3k doctors
Dr. Hemp saw rheumatic heart disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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3.1k doctors
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3.1k doctors
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1.5k doctors
Dr. Hemp saw congenital heart disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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2.7k doctors
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2.7k doctors
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1.3k doctors
Dr. Hemp saw collapsed lung patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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4.0k doctors
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4.0k doctors
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2.0k doctors
Dr. Hemp saw arteriosclerosis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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8.9k doctors
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8.9k doctors
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4.5k doctors
Dr. Hemp saw abscess patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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16k doctors
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16k doctors
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8.2k doctors
Dr. Hemp saw heart failure patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Hemp sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

San Diego Endoscopy Center
4033 3rd Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
2,575 miles away
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Credentials
  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1983
  • Colorado Health Foundation Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center Program
    RESIDENCY

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Surgery
    3. Vascular Surgery

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Hemp is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital LA Jolla
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield