James Tarver, MD

James Tarver, MD


Cardiovascular Disease

Accepting new patients

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AdventHealth Orlando

601 E Rollins Street

Orlando, FL 32803

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Formerly known as FH Orlando


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.

Languages Spoken



Boston University School of Medicine


Bethesda Naval Hospital


Bethesda National Medical Center

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease: The American Board of Internal Medicine


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  • AARP
  • Aetna / US Healthcare - non HMO
  • Aetna / US Healthcare HMO
  • Aetna Voluntary
  • American Healthcare Alliance
  • Amerigroup
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare/Primetime Health Plan
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street
  • Benefit Administrative Systems
  • Better Health
  • Blue Cross-CA
  • Central Florida IPA
  • Champus Tricare For Life
  • Champva
  • CHC National
  • CHC of Florida
  • Choicecare (Cinci OH)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna Behavioral
  • Cigna Supplemental Insurance
  • Cigna-Healthspring
  • Coastal Healthcare Admin
  • Commercial Travelers
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Billing
  • Employee Benefit Consultants
  • Evolutions Healthcare
  • FamilyCare Health Plans
  • First Health Network
  • Florida Hospital HC Systems
  • Freedom Health
  • Gilsbar
  • Global Care
  • Group & Pension Administrators
  • Health First Health Plans
  • Healthease of FL
  • HealthPartners
  • Healthscope Benefits Inc
  • Humana
  • HVHS
  • Insurance Mgmt Admin of LA
  • Kelsey Seybold
  • Key Benefit Administrators
  • Magellan Behavioral
  • Magellan Complete Care
  • Medicaid-FL
  • Medicaid-Virgin Islands
  • Medicare PIN
  • Memorial Integrated Healthcare
  • Mental Health
  • Meritain Health
  • Molina Healthcare of FL
  • Multiplan
  • NGS Coresource
  • OneNet PPO
  • Optum Health
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  • PaySpan
  • PHCS
  • Prestige Health Choice
  • Railroad Medicare-Palmetto
  • Simply Healthcare
  • Sunshine State Health Plan
  • The Health Plan
  • Total Claims Administration Inc
  • Tricare East
  • United American Ins
  • United Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Medical Resources
  • US Dept of Labor-Workers Comp
  • Veterans Affairs - HealthNet
  • Wellcare
  • Wellspan Health
  • Work Comp