Cardiovascular surgeon Dr. James Wudel

James Wudel, MD

A Cardiovascular Surgery Specialist

Dr. James Wudel is a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon. He surgically treats diseases and abnormalities of the heart and chest.

He offers a variety of procedures, including:

  • Complex coronary artery bypass
  • Complex heart valve repair
  • Transcatheter valve therapy

Dr. Wudel has extensive experience surgically treating issues of the heart and coronary arteries. He was also a principal investigator in over 20 cardiovascular clinical trials.

Dr. Wudel serves as a Clinical Associate Professor in Surgery at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.

Speaks: English


  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

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