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James Hemp, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. James Hemp graduated from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and is based in San Diego, California. He completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at the Naval Hospital. He has also done a fellowship in Thoracic Surgery at the Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Hemp has received certifications from the American Board of Surgery in the field of Vascular Surgery and Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. He has more than two decades of clinical experience and performs procedures such as artery graft harvesting, coronary bypass surgery with artery graft, endarterectomy, open-heart aortic valve replacement, and vein graft harvesting. At present, he is affiliated with the Scripps Green Hospital, Naval Hospital, and Scripps Mercy Hospital –San Diego. He has also contributed to several research publications.

  • Education & Training


    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

    Medical School


    Naval Hospital



    Naval Hospital



    Rush University Medical Center


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Naval Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (760) 725-4357

    200 Mercy Cir

    Oceanside, California 92058

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    Scripps Green Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 554-9100

    10666 N Torrey Pines Rd

    La Jolla, California 92037

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    Scripps Mercy Hospital - San Diego

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (619) 294-8111

    4077 Fifth Ave

    San Diego, California 92103

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  • Publications & Memberships


    American College of Cardiology

    American College of Surgeons

    Society for Vascular Surgery