Dr. James Lyle IV, MD

Dr. James Lyle IV, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. James Lyle IV, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Opelika, AL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2000 Pepperell Pkwy Ste 5

Opelika, AL 36801

Contact Information

(334) 528-2663

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

163  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Gout
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Socket Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • 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
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscal Cyst
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture
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53  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • 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, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • 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 Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Auburn University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Wright State Univ Sch Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Wright State University / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Hughston Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lyle IV has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lyle IV's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lyle IV to family and friends
26 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Lyle IV'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 (11)

I was not overly impressed by him. He recommended that I return after just two weeks for a broken ankle. After the long wait time (over 2 hours) and not a lot of conversation on his part, I switched Drs.
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I saw Dr. Lyle near the end of April. He had x-rays done of my hip. Saw that I had AVN in final stages and in less than 2 weeks I got a new left hip. I had been unable to walk for 5 months. Using a wheelchair and hurting every day. The day of surgery when I woke up the pain was gone. I had surgical...more
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Dr.Lyle has been a very positive experience.He was on call in the ER when I arrived after having a fall and diagnosed with a fractured femur.His bedside manner was very pleasant and his attitude very positive.He was very attentive and took his time addressing my concerns and has continued to do so...more
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I have already recommended Dr. Lyle to my brother and he agrees with me that Dr. Lyle is a fantastic surgeon. I had fallen from a ladder back in October and broke my ankle and crushed my heel in 10 pieces. To say the least I won the "Bone Yard" award for the most broken bones in my foot/heel. ...more
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I broke my left wrist on March 21, 2016. Dr. Lyle was the Orthopedist on call in the emergency room at East Alabama Medical Center. Thus began a great relationship between Doctor and patient. He was always courteous, engaging, competent and friendly: so was his staff. When I asked him to, he...more
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