Dr. James Chow, MD

Dr. James Chow, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. James Chow, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2122 E Highland Ave Ste 300

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chow performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Chow's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chow "My focus is on soft-tissue preservation and rapid recovery. With advanced training in hip and knee arthroscopy, and total joint replacement surgery, I strive to provide comprehensive care for a wide range and severity of joint disorders of the hip and knee."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

27  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Spine Disorders

7  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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.

Education

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • New England Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Orthopaedic Center Of Southern Illinois
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chow's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chow to family and friends
49 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
    (41)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (5)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Chow's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (10)

I understand Dr Chow is the best once you get in to see him. My great dissatisfaction is in the process and support staff. After waiting 11 months for an initial appointment, I waited 2 1/2 hours to be seen. Had injection and they suggested a 3 shot series over 3 wks. They needed ins approval...I...more
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Dr Chow is a true expert in his field. The surgery went perfectly & the recuperation was uneventful. Three months after surgery I was hiking steep mountains without pain for the first time in 9 years. As an engineer he has an outstanding mastery of biomechanics and applies them precisely to solve...more
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I had makoplasty done by Dr. Chow in 2011 at Luke Hispital in Phoenix. I cannot find enough accolades for Dr. Chow. His competency, ability to relate to patients and anticipate questions was superb. Xrays are done on site. Makoplasty was a relatively new procedure at the time, but now, 6 years...more
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Dr Chow is one of those doctors that may be excellent in his field, but has horrible skills and staff supporting patients. He was quick to schedule surgery that should have resolved a long standing leg pain, but complications set in after surgery requiring follow up plastic surgery and several...more
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In April 2013, Dr. Chow did my hip replacement. I was very happy with the results. However after a fall, my pain was back & worse than ever! He did a surgical release of the iliopsoas that provided some relief for a short period. Today, 8/18/16, I researched "pain AFTER a hip replacement" and found...more
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