Dr. James Osborn, MD

Dr. James Osborn, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. James Osborn, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cleveland, TN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2253 Chambliss Ave NW Ste 400

Cleveland, TN 37311

Contact Information

(423) 728-1650

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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18  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • Unc
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush-Shriners Hosp-U Ill
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • UNC-School of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 2011 Distinguished Service Award, Tennessee Medical Association, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Osborn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Osborn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Osborn to family and friends
24 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Osborn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

The worst. Completely missed the infection in my husband's neck and left him in terrible pain for weeks until we could get a second opinion. In the meantime, saw my husband again and didn't absolutely nothing for him. When asked about the horrific pain my husband's been in, he replied that everyone...more
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March 18, 2016 When I met doctor James M. Osborn and his staff I was beyond impressed with my first experience at his office. In only few minutes with him, it was easy to see that he is a dedicated and highly qualified spine surgeon.
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