Dr. James Emilio Lefler MD Radiologist

Dr. James Lefler is a radiologist in Tampa, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Florida Hospital Carrollwood and Florida Hospital Tampa. He received his medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Lefler accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Florida Hospital Carrollwood and one of 4 at Florida Hospital Tampa who specialize in Radiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Radiologist: General Radiology, Interventional Neuroradiology, Neuroradiology

Clinical Interests: Intracranial Aneurysm, Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations, Cerebrovascular Disorders, Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis, Intracranial Arteriosclerosis, Cerebral Revascularization, Intracranial Sinus Thrombosis, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Carotid Stenosis, Carotid Stenting/Angioplasty

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Radiology, 1994–1998

University of South Florida College of Medicine
Class of 1993

Baylor Coll Med-Houston
Internship, Transitional, 1993–1994

UC San Francisco
Fellowship, Diagnostic Neuroradiology, 1998–1999

UC San Francisco
Fellowship, Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology, 1999–2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Radiology
Certified 16 years in Diagnostic Radiology

American Board of Radiology
Certified 4 years in Neuroradiology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Dural carotid cavernous fistula: definitive endovascular management and long-term follow-up.
Meyers, P.M., Halbach, V.V., Dowd, C.F., Lempert, T.E., Malek, A.M., Phatouros, C.C., Lefler, J.E., Higashida, R.T.

Hemorrhagic complications in vein of Galen malformations.
Meyers, P. M., Halbach, V. V., Phatouros, C. P., Dowd, C. F., Malek, A. M., Lempert, T. E., Lefler, J. E., Higashida, R. T.

Primary stenting for high-grade basilar artery stenosis.
Phatouros, C. C., Lefler, J. E., Higashida, R. T., Meyers, P. M., Malek, A. M., Dowd, C. F., Halbach, V. V.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust POS-SE
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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