Dr. James Greelish MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. James Greelish is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Gastonia, North Carolina. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Gaston Memorial Hospital and Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Greelish accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Gaston Memorial Hospital and one of 13 at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac, Cardiovascular Surgery, General Vascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Gaston Memorial Hospital

Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics
Ranked #34 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1999

Wake Forest School of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

NC State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

Atrial natriuretic factor maternal and fetal concentrations in severe preeclampsia.
Hatjis, C. G., Greelish, J. P., Kofinas, A. D., Stroud, A., Hashimoto, K., Rose, J. C.

Interrelationship between atrial natriuretic factor concentrations and acute volume expansion in pregnant and nonpregnant women.
Hatjis, C. G., Kofinas, A. D., Greelish, J. P., Swain, M., Rose, J. C.

Atrial natriuretic factor concentrations during pregnancy and in the postpartum period.
Hatjis, C. G., Kofinas, A. D., Greelish, J. P., Swain, M., Rose, J. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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