James D. Flaherty, MD

James D. Flaherty, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Interventional Cardiology

Secondary Specialty

Insurance

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences - 1999
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2002
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2005
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2006

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

63 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

58 Reviews

November 07, 2020

5.0

Dr Flaherty was prepared. He knew my medical history. Was compassionate and concerned. Thorough with excellent follow through.

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November 07, 2020

5.0

Compassionate and warm, professional. attention to detail, organized, limited wait time.

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November 07, 2020

5.0

Years in the profession, professionalism and his approach and attitude.

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November 07, 2020

5.0

Ease of making appointment and short wait for examination

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Congenial, knowledgeable and caring.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Excellent care. Good relationships (bedside manor?).

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October 24, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable , caring and spents time.

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October 24, 2020

5.0

Very professional and well care service.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

He was very clear and he answered all questions that I had regarding to my care

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Dr was very helpful very clear on exactly what I needed to do and how he would be treating me everyone else was very good there and very helpful

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October 20, 2020

5.0

I think Dr. Flaherty is an excellent cardiologist.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

It has a very good reputation.

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October 19, 2020

5.0

Honest, trustworthy, good bedside manner with the patient and family

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October 19, 2020

5.0

Attentive to my health needs and keeps me informed as to next steps for improving overall heart health

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October 16, 2020

5.0

The doctors care his experience and care for patient he's the best of the best I'm glad I ever met him thanks to him and my life

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October 16, 2020

5.0

The best care the doctor have the best knowledge of cardiology I have complete trust in my doctor Dr. Flannery I believe he saved my life thanks to the doctor and and northwestern hospital recommending all the way the best I am recommending all the way

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and a good listener

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Great care

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October 06, 2020

5.0

He checks body and history thoroughly, provides understandable analysis, spends plenty of time with patient, and is most interested in and friendly to patient. Plus a high level of competence.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Appointments quickly made, check-ins super, appointment On Time, and Doctor Flaherty is superb, checking well, providing great feedback on health of heart, and super friendly.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

He literally saved me from having a CABG - major surgery!

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Appreciated seeing Dr. Flaherty!

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Two Successful stent ImplantsVery warm friendly doctor who is very knowledgeable about all aspects of cardiology.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

They are efficient with appointments.They are very knowledgeable about all aspects of cardiologyThey have warm friendly doctorsThey have a successful record Treating my cardiovascular disease.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Flaherty has been my Mother's dr. for years. He is one of the most compassionate medical professionals I've ever met! He has taken extraordinary care of her!He has always gone above and beyond. Greatly appreciated!

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Because of Dr Flaherty's care and expertise! Also, the reputation of Northwestern.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

After meeting with us he felt like we needed to also speak to a heart surgeon who could answer some questions and advise us. He located the surgeon and arranged a meeting within an hour so we did not have to come back another day. All of our needs were met that day!!

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October 03, 2020

5.0

All doctors and staff were willing to spend plenty of time with us. The staff is very professional, welcoming and interested in making us feel confident in their treatment options.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Great results!

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September 29, 2020

5.0

I am confident of getting great cardiac care with Dr Flaherty

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September 29, 2020

5.0

He was very thorough.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

I was treated very well.

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September 19, 2020

5.0

Very professional with great bed-side manner, knowledgeable, answers all questions, cares about me as a person.

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September 19, 2020

5.0

Professional, prompt, friendly, caring about my needs

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September 08, 2020

5.0

He listens apply his knowledge and explains his reasoning clearly. Very concerned for his patients. Good Doctor

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Top notch doctors

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Great care and patient-friendly

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August 29, 2020

5.0

My complete trust in Dr. Flaherty and his team.

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August 25, 2020

5.0

DR. FLAHERTY HAS THE AMAZING QUALIFICATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE OF CARDIAC ISSUES AND INTERVENTIONAL MEDICINE IN ADDITION TO THE ABILITY TO RELATE EMOTIONALLY TO HIS PATIENTS - KNOWLEDGE AND COMPASSION ARE AMAZING QUALITIES AND DR. FLAHERTY HAS BOTH.

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August 15, 2020

5.0

He is thorough, knowledgeable, helpful, and approachable.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Expertise, genuine interest in getting to know his patients, empathy, great communication skills, a fine human being!

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August 08, 2020

5.0

He listened to my concerns and is addressing my issues

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August 04, 2020

5.0

He is totally professional and capable. I feel very privileged to have him as my cardiologist.

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July 26, 2020

5.0

Excellent concise explanations, caring, kind and absolutely trustworthy, knowledgeable, excellent reputation

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July 21, 2020

5.0

I appreciate Dr. Flaherty's expertise and his laid back patient interface.

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July 14, 2020

4.0

Dr. Flaherty is very efficient listens to what your concerns are.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

He explained the condition and test results in an understandable manner.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Professional and seemed to care

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Dr Flaherty explained the ailment,The solution in detail, the recovery process and answered all my questions.

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June 30, 2020

5.0

One of the finest doctors I have ever met. Doc Flaherty should write a book on how to indulge with the patients. Great man

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Honest -- very caring

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June 20, 2020

4.0

He is good in his professional field.

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June 16, 2020

5.0

Great personality. Able to translate procedures in laymen's terms.

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June 16, 2020

5.0

Excellent care starting with Dr. Flaherty. I've had a number of procedures with excellent technicians, having good communication skills.

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June 09, 2020

5.0

One can tell he is interested in his patients...

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Listens...good advice...did excellent work in my valve replacements...

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June 07, 2020

5.0

Dr. Flaherty is very knowledgeable, and is genuinely concerned about his patients.

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June 04, 2020

4.0

Reputation of doctor Flaherty. I believe I'm in good hands. Took time with me.

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