Dr. James A Diggs MD Cardiologist

Dr. James Diggs is a cardiologist in Washington, District of Columbia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Howard University Hospital and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 9 doctors at Howard University Hospital and one of 44 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Interventional

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975–1978

Howard University
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1978–1979

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: aggressive vs. conservative therapy.
Shamloo, B.K., Chintala, R.S., Nasur, A., Ghazvini, M., Shariat, P., Diggs, J.A., Singh, S.N.

Preparticipation echocardiographic screening for cardiovascular disease in a large, predominantly black population of collegiate athletes.
Lewis, J. F., Maron, B. J., Diggs, J. A., Spencer, J. E., Mehrotra, P. P., Curry, C. L.

Coronary arteriographic findings in black patients and risk markers for coronary artery disease.
Peniston, R. L., Adams-Campbell, L., Fletcher, J. W., Williams, E. C., Murigande, C., Mensah, E., Crittenden, M. D., Diggs, J. A.


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