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Dr. James Tarver III, MD

Director, Pulmonary Hypertension, Cardiologist

* Member of the AdventHealth Medical Group

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Dr. James Tarver, III is a fellowship-trained, board-certified cardiologist with more than 20 years' experience in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension. He is the founding physician of AdventHealth Medical Group's Center for Pulmonary Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease . Dr. Tarver was fellowship-trained in cardiology at the National Naval Medical Center/Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, MD where he was named Outstanding Fellow. He went on to serve as a Pulmonary Hypertension Clinical Fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He received his medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Tarver is a veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served as a medical officer and achieved the rank of Commander. He is a recipient of a Bronze Star and two Gold Star commendations as well as the Navy ACP Governor's Award for Outstanding Clinical Research, among other awards. He has four times been named one of "Orlando's Top Doctors" by Orlando Magazine.

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Medical School  

Boston University


Internal Medicine - (Bethesda Naval Hospital)


Cardiovascular Disease - (Bethesda Naval Hospital)

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease - (American Board of Internal Medicine)