Dr. James Ninomiya, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 68

Dr. Ninomiya
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Froedtert Orthopedic Clinic

9200 W Wisconsin Ave Fl 5 Milwaukee, WI 53226

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Dr. James Ninomiya, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Ninomiya has more experience with Knee & Lower Limb Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Vermont / College of Medicine medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha and Froedtert Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ninomiya to book an appointment.

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4.6

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Dr. Ninomiya listened to all my concerns, answered all my questions, preformed knee replacement surgery skillfully, and has great people skills.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Jul 24, 2019
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Dr. Ninomiya pushed everything through very quickly! 2.5 weeks later and I'm feeling great! The team in the hospital goes above and beyond, you get a lot of attention! I highly recommend it.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Travis Miller in Waukesha , WI – Jun 04, 2019
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Dr. Ninomiya takes his time with each patient to the satisfaction of the patient. He is down to earth and explains things in every day language. He and his team pay attention to the details to make sure you are supported and have the best chance of success from pre-op to the operation and post op, as well as through recovery. They are in daily contact with you and very responsive. I had my right hip replaced and are going to need to have my left hip replaced and there is no way I will go to anyone other then Dr. Ninamiya to have it done. I'm very impressed by he and his team's attention to the details and their ability to make you feel like the only patient. Also it's important to me to be treated with honesty and respect, which was just outstanding from the first appointment to the last follow-up appointment.
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May 14, 2019
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Dr. Ninomiya was extremely caring and professional both before surgery and after. Having him as my surgeon made a very frightening experience tolerable. Likewise the Ortho team, Nursing staff, and Rehab team at CMH and Froedtert were top notch. Thank you to all.
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Mar 22, 2019
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Friendly atmosphere from the start by all I met who would answer all my questions and concerns. I have all the faith in the world in Dr. N’s talents and his team. Hopefully I will never need his services again but I wouldn’t hesitate to have him work his “magic” on me again.
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Mar 14, 2019
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Great physician!
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WI – Jan 29, 2019
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He’s a excellent doctor and it took 2 week before I could walk again that is excellent timing and to me he’s the best doctor I would use having a joint replacement.
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Jeanett Bobbitt Claus in South Milwaukee, WI – Jan 21, 2019
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Excellent surgeon, and staff
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Milwaukee, WI – Jan 14, 2019
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This is a total experience where they seem to have thought of all the variables and try to control the things that could go wrong and do so in a very good way.
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Jim in New Berlin, WI – Jan 05, 2019
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I appreciate that Dr. Ninomiya makes treatment recommendations based on the science. I thought the entire Froedtert/Medical College joint replacement program was excellent.
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Jan 04, 2019
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Very good. Likely.
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Dec 04, 2018
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From first meeting with Dr Ninomiya and all the time he took discussing and answering my questions, to surgery and now in recovery from my TKR, my experience has been wonderful. Surgery was done with a spinal which I highly recommend. Hospital staff was caring, always patient and attentiveness. Dr Ninomiya did a great job on my knee. I believe my healing and how good the knee is progressing is evidence of his great work. And the incision over the knee is beautiful. Dr Ninomiya is exemplary.
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Mary in Hartland, WI – Oct 23, 2018
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He's very knowledgeable about the bones in your body and how they should work. He kept checking on me while I was in the hospital to make sure I everything was going ok. He's top of the line when it comes to orthopedic doctor's
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Shaneda Howard Martin in Milwaukee, WI – Oct 10, 2018
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He listens and spends an appropriate amount of time to understand your concerns. Very pleased with 3 surgeries from him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Cathy in WI – Oct 09, 2018
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Very good bedside manner.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Barb in Oshkosh , WI – Oct 05, 2018
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Honest, knowledgeable, straightforward and he listens
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Andy Arnold in Milwaukee, WI – Sep 22, 2018
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Excellent doctor very caring.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Janet Gorrin in Milwaukee, WI – Sep 11, 2018
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Dr ninomiya is the best.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Doug wolter in Nashotah, WI – Aug 27, 2018
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Dr. Ninomiya did a fantastic job with my hip, just like he did with my other hip. I would recommend him without hesitation.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Roberta in Wauwatosa – Jun 05, 2018
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went to see him Aug 2017 about very bad knee problem. Talked with nurse first, my weight seemed to be a problem. He came to see me and never looked at the knee . Talk was My BMI. heart condition , and lung condition . Never once did he address the problem with my knee. My other Doctors said it wasn't a problem for me to have a replacement. I found a younger Doctor, said NO PROBLEM..Dec 4,2017 new knee. Great! Ninomiya is Rude and Unprofessional. And most likely not that Good of a orthopedic MD.
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  • Office environment
  • Wait times
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  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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michael schneck in milw, wisconsin – May 22, 2018
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Biography

Dr. James Ninomiya, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Ninomiya has...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Fletcher Allen Health Care
Residency Hospital
University Hospital Of Cleveland
Residency Hospital
1985
University of Vermont / College of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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

Dr. Ninomiya frequently treats Knee & Lower Limb Surgery. See all practice areas where Dr. Ninomiya specializes.

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

Dr. Ninomiya's office is located at 9200 W Wisconsin Ave Fl 5, Milwaukee, WI 53226. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Ninomiya

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Ninomiya treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Ninomiya treats other conditions, please contact the office at (414) 805-7400.

Knee & Lower Limb Surgery

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee & Lower Limb Surgery specialists.

Dr. Ninomiya treats at a

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Treatments
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Internal Derangement of Knee
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
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Dr. Ninomiya's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • 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
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Locations

Froedtert Orthopedic Clinic

Froedtert Orthopedic Clinic9200 W Wisconsin Ave Fl 5 Milwaukee, WI 53226
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Affiliated Hospitals

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

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Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha

Kenosha, WI

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Froedtert Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

35 Awards Received

Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital

Menomonee Falls, WI

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

18 Awards Received