Norman Heart and Vascular Associates (Norman)


James Neel

James Neel, MD

Specializes in: Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. James H. Neel is a native Oklahoman that performs all aspects of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. Dr. Neel attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma’s College of Medicine. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Louisiana State University’s Health Sciences Center followed by his fellowship at the University of Louisville in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Neel has a vested interest in minimally invasive techniques and is robotically trained. Dr. Neel brings great value the HealthPlex Heart Hospital’s Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Program. He is also fluent in Spanish.


  • Coronary bypass grafting
  • Aortic and Mitral valve replacement
  • Robotic lung surgery
  • Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Peripheral vascular bypass