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Dr. James Creighton Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Creighton Jr

Indiana Hand To Shoulder Center

8501 Harcourt Rd Indianapolis, IN 46260

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Dr. James Creighton Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic surgery.


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(317) 875-9105

Dr. Creighton Jr accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
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Dr. Creighton Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Creighton Jr treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Creighton Jr treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Creighton Jr treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Creighton Jr treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Nerve Block, Somatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Creighton Jr performs Nerve Block, Somatic more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Creighton Jr performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Creighton Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Arm Surgery
  • 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 Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Joint Drainage
  • 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
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Sprain

About Me

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 ...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

Indiana University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
Indiana Hand To Shoulder Center
Fellowship Hospital
1984
University Of Buffalo The State University Of New York
Residency Hospital
1983
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
Residency Hospital
1980
University Of Buffalo The State University Of New York
Internship Hospital
1979
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
1984
1983
1980
1979

Awards

  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand, 1989

Dr. Creighton Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Creighton Jr

3.8

Based on 5 reviews

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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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