James Souder McCaughan, MD, is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon on staff at Community Medical Center. He earned his doctor of Medicine degree from Wright State University School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in general surgery at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, Dr. McCaughan completed a clinical fellowship and residency in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a fellowship in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Toronto/Hospital for Sick Children.
Dr. McCaughan has held academic positions at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was the divisional leader of General Thoracic Surgery for St. Luke’s Health Network, and the director of Thoracic Surgical Oncology at Simon Kramer Institute of Therapeutic Oncology.
He has authored several publications on thoracic surgery and has lectured extensively on this topic.