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James Stewart

James R Stewart, M.D.

Kansas City VA Medical Center, Retired
5770 Mutiny Bay Road
Freeland, WA  98249
United States
1 816-516-8287 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


DePauw University, BA in Chemistry&Spanish, 1974
University of Colorado School of Medicine, MD, 1978
Johns Hopkins, General Surgery Residency, 1978-1984
Medical College of Virginia, Research Fellow, 1981-82
Vanderbilt University, Research Fellow, 1984-85
Vanderbilt University, Cardiothoracic Residency, 1985-1987
Vanderbilt University, Assistant Professor Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, 1987-1994
Vanderbilt University, Associate Professor Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, 1994-1996
Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery, Penrose Hospital, 1999 - 2009
Attending Surgeon,MidAmerica Heart Institute at St. Luke's Hospital, and North Kansas City Hospital, 2009-2015
Associate Clincal Professor of Surgery, UMKC School of Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Saba University School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Surgery, UMKC School of Medicine

Other Interests

Thoracic Surgical Oncology
Esophageal Surgery
Fly Fishing

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Robotic
  • VATS
  • Pericardium
  • Thoracic
  • Chest wall
  • Diaphragm
  • Lung
  • Esophagus
  • Mediastinum
  • Pleura
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Reconstruction
  • Benign disease
  • Cancer
  • Congenital thoracic
  • Infection
  • Critical Care
  • Education
  • History
  • Professional Affairs
  • Basic science