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 Tampa and Florida Hospital Zephyrhills. 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 4 doctors at Florida Hospital Tampa and one of 8 at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills 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 Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

ME State Medical License
Active through 2013

ND State Medical License
Active through 2013

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
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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