James C. Chingos, MD, FACP

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I have held dear my belief that it is a privilege and honor to be entrusted with the lives of others. My philosophy of care is centered on each individual patient and bringing to our relationship: experience, compassion, guidance and open dialogue.

Physician Profile

Education

Undergraduate
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY
Bachelor of Science, Biology and Education 1969
Cum Laude
Medical School
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY
Doctorate of Medicine
Internship
Tufts New England Medical Center Hospital
Boston, MA
1973-1974
Residency
Tufts New England Medical Center Hospital
Boston, MA
Straight Internal Medicine 1974-1975
Fellowship
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Medical Oncology 1975-1976
Tufts New England Medical Center Hospital
Boston, MA
Medical Oncology 1976-1977

Licensure

Massachusetts

Professional Society Memberships

American College of Physicians
American Society of Internal Medicine
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Massachusetts State Medical Society
New York State Medical Society

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Chief Medical Officer and Founding Physician, HopeHealth House Calls 2012-present
Member, Medical Executive Committee & Peer Review at St. Anne's Hospital 2009-2012
Medical Director, Caritas Christi Palliative & Hospice Care 2009-2012
Senior Attending Physician of Oncology and Hematology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute at St. Anne's Hospital 2011-2012
Chairman, Cancer Committee at St. Anne's Hospital 2011-2012
Medical Director of Oncology and Hematology
- Dana Farber Cancer Institute at St. Anne's Hospital 2009-2011
- Cape Cod Healthcare at Falmouth Hospital 1996-2005, 2007-2009

Hospital Affiliations

Falmouth Hospital

Honors and Awards

Physicians Recognition Award, Continuing Medical Education 1981-1999, 2007
Top Doctor, Castle Connolly 2015

Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine in Medical Oncology

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Philip

    Mdvip makes my life comfortable--- I know that someone I know who knows me will always be there to help me when I need it!