James R. Munns, MD, a Cardiothoracic Surgeon with Baxter Regional Heart Clinic

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).

Learn More about Dr. James R. Munns:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1705105-James-Munns-cardiothoracic-surgeon-Peoria-IL-61614 or through Baxter Regional Heart Clinic, https://www.baxterregional.org/find-a-physician/james-r-munns-md/

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