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James Ford Trotter, MD

Transplant Hepatology, Hepatology
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James Trotter is Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health in Dallas. He is board certified in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology. His clinical interests include end-stage liver disease and management of liver transplant candidates and recipients. He has vast experience in immunosuppression and other complications after liver transplant. Dr. Trotter also specializes in viral hepatitis, ascites, complications of portal hypertension, including esophageal varices and hepatic encephalopathy. 

Dr. Trotter received his medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He completed his internship and residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He went on to complete fellowships in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC. He later became Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at the University of Colorado before joining Liver Consultants of Texas at the Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute in 2009.

In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Trotter also serves as principal investigator for ongoing clinical trials for liver disease patients. He has published extensively on living donor liver transplantation, organ allocation and outcomes in liver transplant candidates and recipients. He co-authored the textbooks, Medical Care of the Liver Transplant Patient and Liver Transplantation, Challenging Controversies and Topics.

Read more about Dr. Trotter's publications on PubMed.gov and the Baylor Health Sciences Library.



LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
Insurance Accepted
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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Superior - Medicare/Medicaid Dual Needs Plan: Advantage HMO SNP
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Background
Education
  • Education: Emory University School of Medicine (1989)
  • Medical School: Emory University School Of Medicine (1989)
  • Residency: Medicine, Utsw Medical Center (1992)
  • Fellowship: Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Duke University Medical Center (1996)
Certifications
  • Transplant Hepatology - American Board of Internal Med/Transplant Hepatology
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 Aug 25, 2020, James Ford Trotter, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(121)
Overall: 4.9*
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Mar 29, 2021
kind, patient & knowledgeable care given.
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Mar 16, 2021
Excellent care for my specific medical issues.
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Mar 10, 2021
I trust Dr. Trotter and believe he has my best interest in mind when he offers advice.
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Mar 10, 2021
very good.
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Feb 28, 2021
love Dr. Trotter!
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Feb 26, 2021
Dr. Trotter is what every doctor who deals with patients in a clinical setting should be. He is caring, involved, experienced, and highly competent as a scientist. He has helped me navigate the many aspects of my world as a multi organ transplant recipient since our first meeting. I could not recommend him more highly.
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Feb 25, 2021
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Feb 23, 2021
Dr. Trotter always knows my medical condition and history before I arrive and spends as much time as necessary to address my condition and concerns.
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Feb 12, 2021
We love Dr Trotter! He is the best
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Feb 10, 2021
Dr Trotter was very helpful with explaining my health . Very good communication threw email and on the phone which my pervous provider didn't do. Very blessed to have Dr. Trotter as my liver specialist.
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Feb 2, 2021
Dr Trotter was very thorough and made it an enjoyable experience.
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Feb 2, 2021
Very savvy and professional, caring, and willing to help and maintain a comfortable health
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Feb 1, 2021
great doctor!
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Feb 1, 2021
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Jan 29, 2021
This was my first time seeing Dr Trotter. I was late because I had difficulty finding the clinic. I appreciated that he saw me in spite of that as well as for the amount of time he spent and the level of concern he demonstrated. His communication to me about next steps was very clear.
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Jan 14, 2021
Dr. Trotter was very professional and took the time to make sure I understood the treatment plan.
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Jan 1, 2021
very knowledgeable and caring doctor and team
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Jan 1, 2021
I've been seeing Dr trotter for 11 yrs I think he is the best dr ever he's always been one to ake sure you understand .and he shows he care's for his patience.i would never give him up for another dr.hes #1 in my books
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Dec 21, 2020
Excellent care no problem at all.
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Dec 19, 2020
After introducing himself to me and leading me to the examin room He questioned me about my health issues asking me questions about my symptoms on the way I felt and then took And then lead me to a another examining room where he did a sonogram. After this he took me back to the examining room and explained what he found in the sonogram and what our next steps would be
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Dec 7, 2020
Dr. Trotter was the most relaxing Dr. and made me feel very pleasant in a very nervous time in my life.
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Nov 26, 2020
Always listen's explains in detail your diagnosis and plan of care and lets you ask questions.
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Nov 24, 2020
Excellent communication. friendly, attentive. Very thorough.
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Nov 21, 2020
Dr. Trotter THE BEST!!!!!!! Treats you as a human not a number......
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Nov 17, 2020
very reassuring. calmed a lot of fear.
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Nov 13, 2020
Very good listener and extremely knowledgeable. Made me have a better perception of my situation. Put in place a plan of care for me.
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Nov 12, 2020
dr Trotter is just a great guy!!
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