Dr. James Gutheil, MD

Dr. James Gutheil, MD

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Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o
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Dr. James Gutheil, MD is a pediatric orthopedic specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in pediatric non-surgical orthopedics.

Covenant Medical Group

4102 24th St Ste 301

Lubbock, TX 79410
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Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Gutheil

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Top Care Areas

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

Scoliosis
very high
more than 89% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
normal
more than 80% of peers
Elbow Injuries
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Gutheil'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. Gutheil "We believe in a family-centered, kid-friendly, and fun approach to care for children with all types of orthopedic needs from fractures and other injuries to scoliosis, hip dysplasia, and other congenital issues."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Clubfoot
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hernia
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pediatric Spina Bifida
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Slipped Epiphysis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture
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37  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Osteotomy
  • Pediatric Hip Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • College Of William and Mary
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Texas Tech Univ Hlth Scis Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Arnold Palmer Hospital For Children and Women
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gutheil has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gutheil's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gutheil to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Gutheil's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Gutheil was great. His Nurse Practitioner Isabel was AMAZING! Would absolutely recommend.
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Staff and Dr Gutheil were awesome!!!
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