Dr. James Hammesfahr, MD

Dr. James Hammesfahr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. James Hammesfahr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Marietta, GA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

1211 Johnson Ferry Rd

Marietta, GA 30068

Contact Information

(770) 565-0011

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
more than 60% of peers
Knee Arthroscopy
normal
more than 42% of peers
Runner's Knee
normal
more than 41% of peers

Dr. Hammesfahr'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

60  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Colgate University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hammesfahr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hammesfahr's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammesfahr to family and friends
124 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (124)

  • 5
    (108)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Hammesfahr'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Who took over for Dr Hammesfahr? I really wanted to see him for my son
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Dr. Hammesfahr retired in March of 2018.
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This is exactly the guy you want — period. He is professional, definately knows his stuff, zeroes in on the issue with laser focus, and is compassionate. If that isn’t enough he doesn’t overbook appointments disrespecting your time and still manages to spend as much time as you need during your...more
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Dr. Hammesfahr is great! Very attentive and responsive; never had an issue accessing him. couldn't recommend him higher
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I had a great experience with Dr. Hammesfahr! He is kind and did not rush me, he took the time to explain everything to me about my injury. The office is well ran and organized. They worked quickly to get my medical records faxed from another dr that I forgot to bring with me. I would recommend to...more
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