Dr. James Krieg, MD

Dr. James Krieg, MD

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Age 53
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Dr. James Krieg, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic trauma surgery.Read his story

925 Chestnut St Fl 5

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact Information

(267) 339-3500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pelvic Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Krieg's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Krieg "Dr. James C. Krieg is the Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma and Fracture Care and a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery.He comes to the Rothman Institute from Seattle, Washington where he was an Attending Physician at Harborview Medical Center, and an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Washington. Prior to that, he had served as Orthopaedic Trauma Director at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Oregon.Dr. Krieg completed his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa and his Fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology at Harborview Medical Center. His research interests involve fracture treatment and healing, and have led to novel treatment methods for pelvic fractures and rib fractures. He has published extensively in professional journals and authored several textbook chapters. Dr. Krieg is a dedicated educator, both nationally and internationally and is actively involved in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University. He is a member of several professional societies, including - the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Association, and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. He is also serving as a Trustee of the AO Foundation, an internationally recognized organization at the forefront of fracture care education and research."
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

92  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • 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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Wrist Fracture
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43  Procedures

  • 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, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • 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 Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Iowa Hosps And Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Iowa Hospital and Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krieg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • American Orthopaedic Association, Member
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Member

Dr. Krieg's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krieg to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Krieg'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 (4)

Excellent care, and follow from my bad skiing injury to my knee.
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Your search is over.I was so pleased with his skill,after I broke my patella in many places.He is a sculptor!Well deserves his title!
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I came to Dr Krieg in dire straights, coming to see him with my local ortho telling me my knee is what is at this point, or I can fuse your knee ...almost sarcastically. At the age of 45 with kids and grand kids, and being physical with a physical job...my life was done for. I came to see Dr...more
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Exceptionally skilled. Wonderful bedside manner. KiND and caring. Explained things so clearly. Works with a superb team at jefferson
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