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James L. Marcum, MD

James L. Marcum, MD is a board-certified cardiologist practicing with Chattanooga Heart Institute and has been named by USA Today as one of the most influential physicians in his field. Dr. Marcum teaches people how to use the laws of health to avoid disease, come off prescription medications, and increase brain function and happiness. His passion is discovering the neurocircuitry that controls our psychological and physiological health and discovering healing methods that go beyond traditional medicine using God’s health plan. He is the author of The Ultimate Prescription and Medicines That Kill, as well as an in-demand speaker for his role as the director of Heartwise Ministries.

Currently, his radio program Heartwise airs on more than 300 radio stations across the nation. Dr. Marcum also hosts the health program The Heart of Health Live! which can be seen on secular and Christian television. He is married to his beautiful wife Sonya and they have two children, Kelli, and Jake. He currently lives in Chattanooga TN, and enjoys both music and outdoor activities.

Notable Appearances 

  • Voted by USA Today as one of the most influential physicians in his field
  • Radio interviews with Janet Parshall, G. Gordon Liddy, Drew Marshall, Chris Fabry, Brian Joyce, Bob Dutko, and Glenn Brooks
  • TV appearances on NBC with Latrice Curry, Daystar Television Network with Marcus and Joni Lamb, 3ABN with Danny Shelton, Fox, Fox Family, PBS, and Trinity Broadcasting Network