James Hodsden, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Appointments: (877) 293-7767

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

Ohio State University College of Medicine


Internal Medicine
Akron General Medical Center
7/1/1977 - 6/30/1979


Cardiovascular Medicine
Strong Memorial Hospital
7/1/1979 - 6/30/1981

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine


96 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.6 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.8
  • Listens Carefully 4.6
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.6
  • Knows My Medical History 4.4
  • Shows Respect 4.8
  • Time Spent Together 4.7

21 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 19, 2018

First visit. Took time to go over history and current events.

Reviewed on May 07, 2018

Dr. Fraker recently retired and I was concerned about having to see a new cardiac provider, but he listened to my concerns and answered all my questions. I walked away feeling like I was in good hands.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2018

Very good. New doctor for me as my last one retired. Good overall experience.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2018

He is the BEST! very caring and not in a rush

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018

He was pleasant, but seemed rushed.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2018

He was very knowledgeable of my extensive medical history and had a great sense of humor.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2018


Reviewed on Mar 06, 2018

This was the first time I saw him.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018

Showed respect & had knowledge of heart condition!

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2018

Very pleased

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Hodsden has reported no relationships with companies or entities.

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