Children's Hospital Colorado
James Jaggers, MD
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James Jaggers, MD

Co-Medical Director, The Children’s Hospital of Colorado Heart Institute
Barton-Elliman Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialties:
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery
Conditions:
Heart Valve Diseases, Heart Diseases, Congenital Heart Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Open Heart Surgery
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specialties:

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

conditions:

Heart Valve Diseases, Heart Diseases, Congenital Heart Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Open Heart Surgery, Heart Transplant Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery

Meet James Jaggers, MD

I utilize a multidisciplinary approach to determine the least invasive procedure to solve complex conditions, while ensuring the best possible outcomes.
25+ Years experience
2016 Named Top Doc by 5280 magazine

"When you're doing heart surgery on a baby, you're really taking care of the whole family. You're not just taking care of that one child."

- Dr. James Jaggers



Get to know his background

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

Undergraduate 1984

Chadron State College (NE)

Undergraduate 1988

University of Nebraska Medical Center (NE)

Medical School 1988

University of Nebraska College of Medicine

Residency 1993

Oregon Health & Science University, Surgery

Fellowship 1996

University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Fellowship 1996

University of Colorado, Thoracic and Cardiac

1st Place, C Walton Lillehei Resident Forum Session 2006

American Association for Thoracic Surgery

Meritorious Service Award, AmSECT Pediatric Conference 2006

American Society of Extracorporeal Technology

Top Doctors in Denver 2011

Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?"
5280 Magazine

Top Doctors in Denver 2012

5280 Magazine

Top Doctors in Denver 2013

Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?"
5280 Magazine

Top Doctors in Denver 2014

5280 Magazine

Top Doctors in Denver 2015

5280 Magazine

Top Doctors in Denver 2016

5280 Magazine

Top Doctors in Denver 2017

5280 Magazine

Co-Medical Director, The Children’s Hospital of Colorado Heart Institute

Barton-Elliman Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

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