Dr. James A. Shankwiler, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

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Dr. Shankwiler's Experience

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Dr. Shankwiler's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Shankwiler Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Replacement
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Conditions Dr. Shankwiler Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Huntington Memorial Hospital
100 West California Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shankwiler

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Congress Medical Associates Inc
Congress Medical Associates Inc
800 S Raymond Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105
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    Dr. Shankwiler's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1995
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
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    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Shankwiler

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Graduated in 1987

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    California Orthopaedic Association , Member
    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shankwiler & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Shankwiler's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Huntington Memorial Hospital where Dr. Shankwiler has admitting privileges:

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    • Huntington Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shankwiler

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shankwiler to family and friends

    20 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Shankwiler's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 20 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Shankwiler
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    20 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Shankwiler accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Congress Medical Associates Inc
    800 S Raymond Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626) 795-8051 (Office)
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