Dr. James Cash, MD

Dr. James Cash, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Cash, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

Premier Orthopedic Specialists Of Tulsa

2448 E 81st St Ste 1520

Tulsa, OK 74137
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Care
  • Community Care Network
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Arthroscopy
more than 78% of peers
Rotator Cuff Tear
more than 75% of peers
more than 74% of peers

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Dr. Cash's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cash "James D. Cash M.D. was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After attending Stanford University in California, he returned for medical school at the University of Oklahoma. His practice is focused on treating conditions of the knee and shoulder, with a specific emphasis on arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Cash has been a faculty presenter or instructor for numerous seminars presented to the Orthopedic community across the nation and his research has been published in a variety of medical journals. He is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Cash and his wife of 25 years have four children. In his free time, he enjoys tennis, golf, water sports and hiking. His interest in sports led him to serve as Head Physician at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, and as team Physician for both Bixby and Jenks High Schools. He is the founding president of Orthopedic Surgical Hospital and is the president of the Oklahoma Surgical Hospital Foundation. He serves on the board of directors of the Tulsa County Medical Society. For his work as the orthopedic director of project TCMS (a program that provides free surgical specialty care to the uninsured) Dr. Cash was awarded the OSMA community service award in 2014. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cash "Our philosophy at Premier Orthopedic Specialists of Tulsa is to treat each patient like we would like to be treated when needing healthcare.  Our small and intimate group of fellowship trained, board certified Orthopedic subspecialists focus on spending the time necessary to provide our patients with a proper diagnosis and then informing them about the options available for treatment, taking each individual's needs into consideration. "

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

5  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Tulane Affiliated Hospitals, Orthopedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Tuckahoe Orthopedic Associates, Ltd., Arthroscopic Surgery/Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of Western Ontario, Shoulder Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Children's Hospital Of New Orleans, New Orleans, La, October 1986-March 1987
    Other Education | Completed 1987
  • Hughston Sport Medicine Clinic, Columbus, Ga, April 1986-September 1986
    Other Education | Completed 1986
  • Joint Implant Surgeons, Columbus, Oh, January 1988-February 1988
    Other Education | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Reduction of a nonconcentrically relocated hip dislocation in a seven-year-old boy, 1992
  • Arthroscopic stabilization of anterior shoulder instability, 1993
  • Recent advances and perspectives on arthroscopic stabilization of the shoulder, 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cash's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cash to family and friends
38 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cash's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

He put me at ease immediately with his comfortable manner. He explained well what my problem was and what we needed to do. No question of mine was treated as silly and he was eager to show and explain from the charts what was going on.
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I had a complete rotator cuff tear in my right shoulder. Dr. Cash met with my husband and me to explain my injury, and the options I had; I opted for surgery. The surgery went well, and I am well on my way to recovery, thanks to the expert guidance of Dr. Cash. I am almost four months post-op...more
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I've been here 3 times now, hopefully this is the last time. But if i ever need anything else this will be the first place i go. They have always taken very good care of me. Dr. Cash and his staff go above and beyond to take good care of you. They all do a awesome JOB!
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I think i got a great service. Everybody I talk to in here is very professional and listens to what was needed.
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This surgery was performed by Dr Cash with Premier. This is the second shoulder surgery for my husband. This first was over 10 years ago with another service. He was extremely please with Dr. Cash and Oklahoma Surgical. He had alot less pain with this surgery and Dr Cash is extremely...more
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