James Tarver, MD

James Tarver, MD


Cardiovascular Disease

Accepting new patients

Offers video visits

Reason for Visit
Sep 22 - Dec 22
2501 N Orange Ave Suite 402 Orlando 32804
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AdventHealth Medical Group Advanced Lung Disease at Orlando

2501 N Orange Ave

Suite 402

Orlando, FL 32804

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Formerly known as Center for Pulmonary Hypertension




Dr. James Tarver is a fellowship-trained, board-certified cardiologist with more than 20 years of experience treating pulmonary hypertension. A graduate of the cardiology fellowship program at the National Naval Medical Center/Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, MD, he was named Outstanding Fellow upon completion of his training there. He went on to serve as a pulmonary hypertension Clinical Fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Previously, he earned his medical degree at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Tarver is a veteran of the US 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 honors. He has four times been named one of "Orlando's Top Doctors" by Orlando Magazine.

Care Philosophy

Dr. Tarver focuses on the individual patient, their circumstances, history and family, and he approaches each patient as if they are a member of his own family. He takes the time to personally educate, encourage, and ensure patients and their families so they are as prepared as possible to meet the challenges of their health journey.

Personal Interests

When not at work, Dr. Tarver most enjoys time with his wife and two daughters.  He enjoys traveling with his family and has even been known to enjoy the snowy slopes on a snowboard.  

Languages Spoken



Boston University School of Medicine


Bethesda National Medical Center


Bethesda Naval Hospital

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease: The American Board of Internal Medicine


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  • American Healthcare Alliance
  • Amerigroup
  • Assurant Health
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  • AvMed
  • Beech Street
  • Benefit Administrative Systems
  • Better Health
  • Blue Cross-CA
  • CHC National
  • CHC of Florida
  • Central Florida IPA
  • Champus Tricare For Life
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  • Choicecare (Cinci OH)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna Behavioral
  • Cigna Supplemental Insurance
  • Cigna-Healthspring
  • Coastal Healthcare Admin
  • Commercial Travelers
  • Contracts
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  • HVHS
  • Health First Health Plans
  • HealthPartners
  • Healthease of FL
  • Healthscope Benefits Inc
  • Humana
  • Insurance Mgmt Admin of LA
  • Kelsey Seybold
  • Key Benefit Administrators
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  • Magellan Complete Care
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  • Medicare PIN
  • Memorial Integrated Healthcare
  • Mental Health
  • Meritain Health
  • Molina Healthcare of FL
  • Multiplan
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  • OneNet PPO
  • Optum Health
  • Oscar Health
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  • PHCS
  • PaySpan
  • Prestige Health Choice
  • Railroad Medicare-Palmetto
  • Simply Healthcare
  • Sunshine State Health Plan
  • The Health Plan
  • Total Claims Administration Inc
  • Tricare East
  • US Dept of Labor-Workers Comp
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  • United Behavioral
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