Dr. James Jastifer, MD

Dr. James Jastifer, MD

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Dr. James Jastifer, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Kalamazoo, MI and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from MI STATE UNIV COLL HUMAN MED in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and orthopedic surgery.

1000 Oakland Dr

Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Contact Information

(269) 337-4400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Foot Fracture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ankle Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fracture Care
very high
more than 97% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Jastifer does not have any board certifications listed.

52  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spondylosis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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32  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • MI STATE UNIV COLL HUMAN MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Jastifer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Jastifer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jastifer's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jastifer to family and friends
13 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Jastifer'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 (9)

Saw Dr.Jastifer for 1st time today...I had a terrible fall at home..Very kind and explained my (chipped) fractured fibula..even had me look at xrays they did in their office..to help me see and understand my injury! Explained my prognosis..and my plan of treatment! I feel whatever is ahead for me...more
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Dr. Jastifer recently performed reconstruction surgery on my foot. Dr. Jastifer is personable and knowledge and put me at ease over this major surgical procedure. Everything went well, I followed his specific medical orders and for the first time in years I have no pain in my foot! His entire...more
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Fantastic, knowledgable surgeon with great hands. Had him do two procedures. Wonderful outcomes. Best around.
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Dr. J is young, knowledgable and easy to work with. His repair of my ruptured achilles tendon went well and my recovery has been great.
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Absolutely wonderful experience! My surgery went extremely well. Dr. J. Explained everything, and had a super office staff that did not take crap from the Veterans Choice program, which is often a nightmare for us veterans! I highly recommend Borgess Orthopedics!
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