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James Ford Trotter, MD
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology
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About
Dr. James Trotter is the Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. Before joining Liver Consultants of Texas, Dr. Trotter served as the Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at the University of Colorado in Denver. Dr. Trotter's primary interests include end-stage liver disease and the management of liver transplant candidates and recipients. Dr. Trotter specializes in hepatitis C, ascites, complications of portal hypertension, including esophageal varices and hepatic encephalopathy. He also has vast experience in the management of medical complications after liver transplantation including immunosuppression in liver transplant recipients and the treatment of hepatitis C before and after liver transplantation. Dr. Trotter is the principal investigator in numerous national research studies. He is the author of Controversies in Liver Transplantion and has authored or co-authored more than 100 articles on liver disease and transplantation. PUBLICATIONS

Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Insurance Accepted
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Aetna
Elect Choice/Open Access EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS | Open Choice PPO
Beech Street of Texas
Beech Street of Texas PPO PPO
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Federal Select PPO | HMO Blue Essentials HMO | Medicare Advantage Oncor/Energy Future Holdings Retirees PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc.
Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc. PPO PPO | Open Access Plus PPO
Great-West Healthcare (formerly One Health Plan)
Great West POS POS | Great West PPO PPO | Open Access PPO-Open Access PPO-OA
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care (incl NTHN)
HealthSmart PPO PPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO EPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO GEPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
ChoiceCare Concentric Network SmartNet PPO | Humana Medicare Advantage PPO/HMO | Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Railroad
Medicare
Medicare
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
Oscar Health Ins Co of Texas EPO
Private Health Care System
Private Health Care System PPO PPO
Scott & White Health Plan
Baylor Scott & White Employee Network | BSW Preferred HMO Network | BSW Preferred PPO Network | HMO Network - Group | McLane Group Network | PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | PPO Network - Group | TRS - Active Care Participants Network
TriWest
VA-PCCC
United HealthCare
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare.As part of that vision, Baylor Scott &White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Apr 9, 2018, James Ford Trotter, MD disclosed the following outside relationships with Industry:

VendorDescription
NovartisConsulting

Consulting: Service to a company (including as member of an advisory board) to give advice and expertise on a particular medical product, treatment or disease state, typically provided under a written agreement and in response to a particular business need

Background
Education
  • Residency: Medicine, UTSW Medical Center/Parkland
  • Fellowship: Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
  • Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, GA
Certifications
  • Transplant Hepatology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Specialty Health Centers
  • Baylor University Medical Center
Reviews(24)
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Jun 26, 2018
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Jun 26, 2018
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Jun 20, 2018
Dr.Trotter and Team have been the Best so far...I have been associated with 3 different Transplant Teams in 3 other hospitals. AWESOME!
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Jun 4, 2018
The provider was kind, but I didn\'t get any information that I thought was necessary for my condition. I liked his bedside manner, but that is no good without knowledgeable answers to make me understand the decisions made. However, he is letting me talk to another doctor.
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Jun 1, 2018
everything went great with my appointment
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Jun 1, 2018
very knowledgeable and direct
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May 30, 2018
If you want the BEST care go to Baylor. Everyone there is great.
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May 17, 2018
professional and caring attitude
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May 14, 2018
Come once a year. Always have very positive experience. Wait time is always short, Doctor and staff always friendly and professional.
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Apr 24, 2018
The best office I have ever been too!everyone was AMAZING!
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Mar 28, 2018
I was very satisfied with my care and appreciate him seeing me on short notice.
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Mar 14, 2018
Dr. Trotter is always pleasant and shows sincere care for me.
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Mar 5, 2018
very professional and very much on top of my condition.excellent
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Feb 28, 2018
Dr. Trotter is one of the best care providers that has ever helped me get through a difficult time in my life. His skill in communicating is as good as it gets. It is very difficult to provide both good and bad news to patients in a manner that leaves hope. He works quickly to provide a plan for the best possible path to reach a goal. He is very proactive in coordinating consults with other providers. He is the best of the best.
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Feb 28, 2018
Dr. Trotter is AMAZING!
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Feb 20, 2018
Dr. Trotter was most professional and explained everything in layman\'s terms - from the diagnosis and the next steps I need to take. He made me feel so at ease given the nature of my condition. I felt very comfortable and confident that I\'ll be in good hands going forward.
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Feb 19, 2018
first class
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Feb 14, 2018
my care provider was very respectful and kind. He hand shake my hand and sit down, pay very closely attention to listen to my concern. Moreover, he assured me with he future care plan for my health, he went beyond his time. I can say, he take care for me as he will do for himself
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Feb 12, 2018
Dr. James Trotter is excellent.
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Jan 31, 2018
wonderful as always.
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Jan 29, 2018
Exceptional. Thank You!
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Jan 29, 2018
everything was great I have no complaints
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Jan 24, 2018
the staff here have been great
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Jan 16, 2018
She was very concerned and answered my questions
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