Dr. James Creighton Jr., MD
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Dr. James Creighton Jr., MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Indiana Hand To Shoulder Center 8501 Harcourt Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46260 Get Directions
(317) 875-9105

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      Dr. Creighton is very attentive to my concerns and answers questions in detail. He tries the least invasive procedure before recommending surgery.
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Arthritis of the Elbow
      • Arthritis of the Shoulder
      • Arthritis of the Wrist
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Broken Neck
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Disorders
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • Hand Fracture
      • Hand Injury
      • Hand Muscle Strain
      • Hand Pain
      • Hip Pointer Injuries
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Limb Cramp
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lupus
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Shoulder Diseases
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Instability
      • Shoulder Muscle Strain
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Shoulder Separation
      • Shoulder Sprain
      • Shoulder Tendinitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Trigger Finger
      • Wrist Disorders
      • Wrist Fracture
      • Wrist Injuries
      • Wrist Pain
      • Wrist Sprain

      Procedures Performed

      • Arm Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Arthroscopy
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Elbow Replacement
      • Elbow Tenotomy
      • Excision of Radius or Ulna
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Wrist Fusion
      • Wrist Replacement

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        Malpractice Claims

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Indiana University School Of Medicine
        SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1979

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Buffalo The State University Of New York

        Completed in 1980

      • Residency Hospital
        Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center

        Completed in 1983

        University Of Buffalo The State University Of New York

        Completed in 1984

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Indiana Hand To Shoulder Center

        Completed in 1985

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand, 1989
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Creighton Jr.'s Office & Staff

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      Dr. Creighton Jr.'s Care Philosophy

      Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center was founded with the vision of delivering the highest quality patient care, providing the most respected postgraduate upper extremity training, and maintaining a work environment that provides satisfaction, pride, and excellence. Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center's mission is to be the premier provider, educator, and innovator in the prevention and treatment of upper extremity disorders.