Dr. James Purtill, MD

Dr. James Purtill, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(36)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Purtill, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Marlton, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics.Read his story

999 Route 73 N Ste 401

Marlton, NJ 08053

Contact Information

(800) 321-9999

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Purtill's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Purtill "Dr. Purtill is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement surgery. He is the author of numerous articles published in orthopaedic journals and has traveled extensively lecturing on orthopaedic topics. Dr. Purtill is a professor of orthopedic surgery and the Vice Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine of Thomas Jefferson University. He is on the Board of Directors of OMEGA medical grants, on the editorial board of the Journal of Arthroplasty and a member of the executive committee of the Jefferson Medical College alumni association."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
28

Conditions Treated

14

Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rothman Inst-Thomas Jefferson U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding Female Professional- March of Dimes,
Media & Publications

Dr. Purtill has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine of Thomas Jefferson University, Vice Chair
  • Jefferson Medical College Alumni Association, Executive Committee
  • OMEGA Medical Grants, Board Member
  • Orthopedic Surgery at Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine of Thomas Jefferson University, Professor

Dr. Purtill's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Purtill to family and friends
4.4
based on 36 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Purtill'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 (10)

I'd NEVER refer anyone to Purtill. Although his surgical skill seems sound, his post-op instructions don't provide for PT & his protocol is contrary to most knee surgeons. I & other patients started comparing notes. He doesn't believe in PT or pain meds to manage the first few weeks of post-op...more
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Dr. Purtill is THE BEST! He replaced my husband’s knees as well as my hip. We have recommended him to all of our friends who need joint replacement.
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I was referred to see dr James purtill ,,dr purtill explanation to me what’s my situation with my right hip and he was very clear ,and he gave me his clinical nurse name for further questions,so a few days later I called heather G to have some questions and she suggested to come over and see dr...more
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Everything was/is excellent
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I wouldn't recommend Dr. Purtill to anyone, nor would I ever step foot into his office again. I went for a 2nd opinion for an issue with my knee. He refused to give me a diagnosis but disagreed w/the diagnosis given. He repeatedly said, I don't know what's wrong with you but told me several times I...more
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Dear Patient, We would love to speak with you directly to discuss your concerns. If interested, please contact us directly at 267-339-3689. Sincerely, Rothman Institute

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