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James Hemp

James R. Hemp, M.D.

Scripps Clinic Medical Group, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
4033 Third Avenue, Suite 210
San Diego, CA  92103
United States
1 619 297-5600
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


University of California, Davis (B.S. 1979)
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (M.D. 1983)
Naval Hospital Oakland Surgery Internship (1983-1984)
General Medical Officer, USS Carl Vinson (1984-1985)
Naval Hospital Oakland General Surgery Residency (1985-1989)
Ship's Surgeon, USS Carl Vinson (1989-1990)
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center Vascular Surgery Fellowship (1990-1991)
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center Thoracic Surgery Residency (1991-1993)
Staff Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon, Naval Medical Center San Diego (1993-2003)
Attending Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon, Scripps Clinic Medical Group 2003-present

Other Interests

Aortic and Mitral Valve repair: minimally invasive approaches
Robotic surgery
Atrial fibrillation surgery
Aortic disease tx: open and endovascular techniques
Thoracosopic lung surgery including lobectomy