Dr. James Kercher, MD

Dr. James Kercher, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. James Kercher, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 2004 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

3200 Peachtree Rd NE Ste 700

Atlanta, GA 30305

Contact Information

(404) 355-0743

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Kercher's Experience

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Dr. Kercher's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

3  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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21  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Regeneration
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Fracture Care
  • 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 Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Rush University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kercher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kercher's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kercher to family and friends
22 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Kercher'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 (7)

Professional and competent. Fixed my knee.
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He is a skillful surgeon, who communicates with his patients well.
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So glad I found Dr. Kercher, he is a great orthopedic doctor and I would recommend him to anyone with shoulder issues.
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I have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, which is a connective tissue disorder. Dr. Kercher fixed my left shoulder that was previously very poorly done by a different group. He has quite literally changed my life. Hands down he is the best doctor!!
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Dr. Kercher was thorough in his assessment of my knees and provided an overview of what options lie ahead. He's friendly, approachable and experienced. I recommend Dr. Kercher to my friends and family!
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