Dr. James Gutheil, MD

Dr. James Gutheil, MD

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Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics  |  
Male  |  
43 y/o
(14)

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Gutheil, MD is a pediatric non-surgical orthopedics doctor who practices in Lubbock, TX. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Gutheil is affiliated with Covenant Childrens Hospital and Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street.

Covenant Medical Group

4102 24th St Ste 301

Lubbock, TX 79410
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • 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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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 Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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

Dr. Gutheil does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Gutheil and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Gutheil's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gutheil to family and friends
4.4
based on 14 total reviews (3 with comments)
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)
Seminole TX |
Dr. Gutheil was great. His Nurse Practitioner Isabel was AMAZING! Would absolutely recommend.
in Hobbs, NM |
Staff and Dr Gutheil were awesome!!!
in Lubbock tx |
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gutheil accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Gutheil has admitting privileges

Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street
3615 19th St
Lubbock, TX 79410
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Covenant Childrens Hospital
4015 22nd Pl
Lubbock, TX 79410
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