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Practice Locations

Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
12505 E. 16th Ave Aurora, CO 80045

720-848-0000

James Jaggers, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac

Board Certified

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James Jaggers, MD

Physician

Board Certified

GENDER

Male

LANGUAGE

English

DEPARTMENT

Surgery

Specialty

Thoracic and Cardiac, Surgery

Primary Clinic Phone

(720) 777-6660

Locations

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora
13123 East 16th Ave Aurora, CO 80045

720-777-1234

Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
12505 E. 16th Ave Aurora, CO 80045

720-848-0000

Children's Hospital Colorado
Colorado Springs
4090 Briargate Pkwy Colorado Springs, CO 80920

719-305-1234

Saint Joseph Hospital
1375 E. 19th Avenue Denver, CO 80218

303-812-2000

Clinical Interest for Patients

I am interested in complex congenital heart defects in newborns and infants, adult congenital cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiac transplantation, and surgery for Marfan Syndrome.


Care Philosophy

I utilize a multidisciplinary approach to determine the least invasive procedure to solve complex conditions, while ensuring the best possible outcomes.


Specialties

  • Thoracic and Cardiac ( 1997 , 2017 )
  • Surgery ( 1994 )

Conditions & Treatments

  • Heart and Circulation

    Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Congenital Heart Disease, Heart Diseases, Heart Valve Diseases

  • Surgery

    Adult Cardiac, Cardiothoracic, Cardiothoracic - Congenital Cardiac, Heart Transplant, Open Heart

Medical Schools

MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine (1988)


Undergraduate Schools

BA, University of Nebraska Medical Center (NE) (1988)

BS, Chadron State College (NE) (1984)


Residency Program

Oregon Health & Science University (1993)


Fellowships

University of Colorado (1996)

University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (1996)

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Specialty Fellow


American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Member


American College of Surgeons (ACS), Member


American Heart Assocaition, Member


Congenital Heart Surgeons Society, Program Committee


European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Member


International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation, Member


North Carolina Medical Society, Member


Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Workforce on Congenital Heart Disease


Society of University Surgeons, Member


Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, Member


World Society of Pediatric Cardiac Surgeons, Member


Grants

Alkaline Phosphatase for the Prevention of Intestinal and Renal Injury in a Rat Model of Cardiopulmonary Bypass with Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest (2016)

Phase IIb Study of Intramyocardial Injection of Autologous Umbilical Cord Blood Derived Mononuclear Cells during Stage II Surgical Repair of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (Auto Cell-II (2018)

Trial Innovation Network Study Stress Trial 2018 (2018)


information for referring providers

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers

I specialize in repairing complex congenital heart defects in babies and newborns . I am also an authority in neonatal heart surgery and Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery. I am Co-editor of a multidisciplinary textbook on cardiac care for Children.

Research Interest for Referring Providers

My research interest include regenerative therapy for myocardium in congenital heart disease and cardiomyopathy as well as clinical outcomes research for children with COHD.


Referral Contact Phone: (720) 777-6660