Dr. James Retmier, MD

Dr. James Retmier, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. James Retmier, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Twin Falls, ID and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

738 N College Rd Ste A

Twin Falls, ID 83301

Contact Information

(208) 814-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Pelvic Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Retmier's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

88  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
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28  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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

  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Geisinger Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Mayo Clinic College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Retmier has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Retmier's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Retmier to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Retmier's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Retmeir performed a left knee surgery on 12/22/16. Apparently it was his last. Most possibly his worst. Was told I'd be jumping around in a week and running like a cheetah in 2. All lies. I flew back in March and he told me in 2500 of these surgeries this was the first one that went bad. ...more
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Dr. Retmier has done numerous surgeries for me. I have degenerative disk/joint disease. I now have four artificial joints and Dr. R put in three of them (1 Knee, 2 hips) My other knee was done at U of U in 1990. In 2005, Dr. R rebuilt that knee. He is an outstanding and talented surgeon. I would...more
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