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Dr. James Munns M.D., Cardiothoracic Surgeon
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Dr. James Munns M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

5405 N Knoxville Ave Peoria IL, 61614



Dr. James Munns is a cardiothoracic surgeon practicing in Peoria, IL. Dr. Munns specializes in surgical procedues of vital organs in the chest such as the heart, lungs, esophagus and more. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Munns typically treats conditions like heart disease and lung disease. This class of surgeon can also include cardiac surgeons, cardiovascular surgeons, congenital heart surgeons and general thoracic surgeons.

Education and Training

Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med- Iowa City Ia 1971

Roy J Lucille A Carver College of Medicine At University of Iowa,Iowa City, Ia, United States 1971

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 1971

Board Certification

Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryABTS

Provider Details

Male English

Areas of expertise and specialization

Cardiothoracic Surgery


  • Patients' Choice Award 2014  
  • Patients' Choice Award 2015  
  • Patients' Choice Award 2018  
  • On-Time Doctor Award 2018  
  • On-Time Doctor Award 2015  


  • Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (aaa)
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (cad)

Dr. James Munns M.D.'s Practice location

Practice At 5405 N Knoxville Ave

5405 N Knoxville Ave -
Peoria, IL 61614
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New patients: 612-626-3000, 309-691-4410
Fax: 612-625-3238

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Patient Experience with Dr. Munns


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Dr. James Munns M.D. has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 13 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Cardiothoracic Surgeon in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. James R. Munns, who serves patients in Mountain Home, Arkansas.

A board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Munns practiced for more than 35 years in several locations in Illinois before joining Baxter Regional Heart Clinic in Mountain Home, Arkansas.

Academically, he attended the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics and a residency in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

An expert in his field, the doctor is board-certified in cardiovascular disease and thoracic surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, which is an American surgical organization devoted to surgery of the chest.

Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax. Cardiothoracic surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in surgical procedures inside the thorax, which may involve the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest. Alongside performing surgery, they also diagnose and treat diseases of these organs.

Among his most notable achievements, Dr. Munns has been the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award (2018, 2015, 2014), On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2015), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015), and Top 10 Doctor – State (2014).

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