James H. Wudel, MD

Heart Hospital Campus
7500 South 91st Street
Lincoln, NE 68526

Dr. Wudel received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

He completed his general surgery residency at Vanderbilt University Affiliated Hospitals in Nashville, Tennessee, and his residency in cardiac and thoracic surgery at the University of California in San Francisco, California, and the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Wudel specializes in the surgical treatment of Coronary Artery Disease and Atrial Fibrillation at the Nebraska Heart Hospital.


Minimally Invasive Valve Repair

Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)james-wudel-cabg-technique

Transcatheter Valve Replacement (TAVR)transcatheter_aortic_valve_replacement_TAVR_at_Orlando_Health_Heart_Institute

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

Practice Locations:
Dr. Wudel primarily sees patients at the medical office building in Lincoln as well as the Heart Hospital.

Dr. Wudel is a principle investigator for the following ongoing trials:

  • SAPIEN 3 intermediate risk TAVR trial
  • PARTNER II intermediate risk TAVR trial
  • COAPT MitraClip percutaneous mitral vlave repair trial
  • ABLATE AF Atricure atrial fibrillation trial