Dr. McPherson is a board certified General Surgeon, specializing in Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Phlebology. He graduated in 1989 from Tulane University School of Medicine and is able to perform procedures such as Robotic and Thoracic Surgery, Endovascular Interventions, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Valve Repair and Replacement and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts. The conditions that Dr. James McPherson treats include Heroin Overdose, Carotid Artery Disease, Lung Cancer, Varicose Veins, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy.

Procedures Dr. James McPherson Performs at Marina del Rey Hospital

  • Endovascular aneurysm repair
  • Phlebectomy
  • Endovenous laser ablation
  • Sclerotherapy

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthNet
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

University of Southern California

Tulane University School of Medicine

Internship(s)

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Residency(ies)

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, General Surgery

Fellowship(s)

cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Southern California



Honors & Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Heart Association American Heart Association
  • Barlow Respiratory Hospital - Board of Directors Barlow Respiratory Hospital - Board of Directors