Dr. James Herndon, MD

Dr. James Herndon, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 79
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Dr. James Herndon, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 53 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1965 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

75 Francis St

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 732-5306

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
normal
more than 82% of peers
Hand Conditions
normal
more than 80% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Herndon'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Herndon does not have any board certifications listed.

23  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

1  Procedures

  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • University Penn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Chldns Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • University Penn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Roosevelt Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Herndon has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Herndon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Herndon's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Herndon to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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Dr. Herndon'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Went to Dr. Herndon for a 2nd opinion, after an awful experience at Boston Medical Center. He was wonderful! Thorough, patient, and took all the time needed to explain and try to diagnose my issues. He set me up with an occupational therapist, and had a custom brace made for me. After only a...more
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