Dr. James T. Diehl MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. James Diehl is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Diehl accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia and one of 7 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1979

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1983

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 30 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

PA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Surgical treatment of infective endocarditis in patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis.
Yamane, K.,Hirose, H.,Bogar, L. J.,Cavarocchi, N. C.,Diehl, J. T.

Robot-assisted thymectomy is superior to transsternal thymectomy.
Weksler, B., Tavares, J., Newhook, T.E., Greenleaf, C.E., Diehl, J.T.

Conventional Aortic Valve Replacement for Elderly Patients in the Current Era.
Yamane, K., Hirose, H., Youdelman, B.A., Bogar, L.J., Diehl, J.T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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