Dr. James Lehner, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 73

Dr. Lehner
Accepting new patients

Dayton Children's Hospital -Springboro Campus

3333 W Tech Rd Miamisburg, OH 45342

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(937) 641-5025

Dr. James Lehner, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Miamisburg, OH and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Lehner has more experience with Spine Disorders & Surgical Procedures than other specialists in his area. He graduated from The Ohio State University College Of Medicine medical school in 1973. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Dayton Children's Hospital and Kettering Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lehner to book an appointment.

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Dr. Lehner is affiliated with Kettering Medical Center Kettering, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for orthopedic surgery.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Lehner

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Lehner treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Lehner treats other conditions, please contact the office at (937) 641-5025.

Spine Disorders & Surgical Procedures

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine Disorders & Surgical Procedures specialists.

Dr. Lehner is experienced in the area of Spine Disorders & Surgical Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 57 conditions and procedures

Dr. Lehner
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Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Very High

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Dr. Lehner's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Dural Tear
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Sprain
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminoforaminotomy
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Wrist Fracture

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Dr. Lehner accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Balanced Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Access Options for ERC Health-OH PPO
Blue Access Options-OH PPO
Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Preferred Plus-OH POS
Blue Preferred-OH EPO
Blue Preferred-OH HMO
Blue Preferred-OH POS
Blue Traditional-OH
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Bronze Pathway Group-OH HMO
Bronze Pathway X-OH HMO
Bronze Pathway-OH HMO
Catastrophic Pathway X-OH HMO
Catastrophic Pathway-OH HMO
Gold Blue Access-OH PPO
Gold Pathway Group-OH HMO
Gold Pathway X-OH HMO
Gold Pathway-OH HMO
Lumenos Plans-OH
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Ohio Med Plan-OH
Pathway-OH HMO
Platinum Blue Access-OH PPO
Platinum Pathway Group-OH HMO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Silver Pathway Group-OH HMO
Silver Pathway X-OH HMO
Silver Pathway-OH HMO
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-OH
Trihealth HD80-OH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
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Dr. Lehner's Reviews

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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (15)
  • Office environment (15)
  • Appointment scheduling (13)
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (4)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (3)
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Dr. Lehner has been my surgeon for many years. He has done 2 surgeries for degenerative disc and 1 partial removal of my herrington rod, He is a good listener, professional, KNOWLEDGABLE, has a good bedside manner to help you feel at ease even when in great pain. I have a terrible spine and trust him 100%. All of my surgeries have been successful.
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What could be improved
No results
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Shari Riggs in Dayton, Ohio – May 20, 2017
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he is a horrible surgeon. No integrity nor compassion and fails to admit his errors, involving a child he made the error on
What went well
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What could be improved
No results
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Charles Rhett in Dayton, OH – Apr 27, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I chose my specialty because...

after fracturing my femur at the age of 7, I've had a lifelong desire to help others who are going through...
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James Lehner is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Dayton Children's Hospital. Dr. Lehner received his undergraduate degree from Notre Dame and...Read more


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications


Kosair Crippld Chldns Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
Miami Valley Hospital
Residency Hospital
Mt Carmel Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
The Ohio State University College Of Medicine
Medical School
University Of Notre Dame
Undergraduate School


Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. James Lehner, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lehner frequently treats Spine Disorders & Surgical Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Lehner specializes.

Where is Dr. James Lehner, MD's office located?

Dr. Lehner's office is located at 3333 W Tech Rd, Miamisburg, OH 45342. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dayton Children's Hospital -Springboro Campus3333 W Tech Rd Miamisburg, OH 45342
Dayton Children's Hospital1 Childrens Plz Dayton, OH 45404

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lehner is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Dayton Children's Hospital

Dayton, OH

Kettering Medical Center

Kettering, OH

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Miami Valley Hospital

Dayton, OH

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

22 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2019)

Sycamore Medical Center

Miamisburg, OH

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)