Dr. James Rungee Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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Age 59
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Dr. James Rungee Jr, MD
Dr. James Rungee Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Murfreesboro, TN. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Rungee Jr is affiliated with Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital.

TOA Mufreesboro

1800 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 200

Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Contact Information

(615) 896-6800

Dr. James Rungee Jr, MD

Dr. James Rungee Jr, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Dr. Rungee Jr's Experience

Dr. Rungee Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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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.


  • Middle Tennessee State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rungee Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rungee Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rungee Jr to family and friends
based on 407 total reviews (209 with comments)
Dr. Rungee Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (209)
in Shelbyville Tn |
He is a very professional and courteous
in Mcminnville, Tn |
Dr. Rungee and the nurses were all very nice
in Murfreesboro, TN |
in Murfreesboro, TN |
Very nice and informative and courteous and easy on the eyes
in Murfreesboro, TN |
He is very friendly and always puts me at ease. He is thorough in his exams and his asking for clarifications for my issue that brought me to his office. He eased the pain in my knee without drastic measures. I highly recommend him to my friend and acquaintances - often!
Murfreesboro, TN |
Very knowledgeable and explained everything in a way anyone could understand.
in murf tn |
Could not have went any better. Very pleased with entire experience
in murf tn |
Excellent and I'm healed!
in Lascassas, TN |
Fell on left arm. He was diligent in diagnosing the problem I am very happy about the treatment I have received here.
in Murfreesboro,TN |
Excellent care for my 90 year old mother! Very kind and considerate!
in Murfreesboro,TN |
Very thorough and unhurried
in Murfreesboro,TN |
The first appointment information wasn't explained enough but he can back to answer my questions. Other appointments went better.
in Murfreesboro,TN |
He answered questions and gave advise. Treatment was appropriate for injury. Very personable and good bedside manner.
in Murfreesboro, TN |
I was able to be seen quickly with my knee injury and within two weeks including a scope surgery was well on the road to recovery.
in Murfreesboro, TN |
Pleasant experience to talk to and he explained everything I needed to know
in Murfreesboro, TN |
He explained my surgery and recovery to my daughter in a way she appreciated and understood following my surgery. Easy recovery without complications.
in Murfreesboro, TN |
Answered my questions in a way I could understand and not leave me guessing what he meant
in Murfreesboro, TN |
I felt very confident in Dr Rungee's experience and care. He explained everything very thoroughly and my recovery has been great. I would recommend Dr Rungee without hesitation.
in Murfreesboro, TN |
We love Dr. Rungee. He always takes time to explain and answer any questions we have.
in Coalmont TN |
Courteous and professional experience and with all persons
in estill springs, tn |
He was very professional and courteous.
in mboro tn |
He was so good at explaining, and answered all my questions without making me feel rushed! Great experience and excellent doctor
in smyrna tn |
He is fantastic
in McMinnville,Tn |
Well oiled machine ! Staff very efficient and courteous
in Smyrna, Tn |
Dr Rungee is very attentive and good with any concerns my Mother (patient), and I have... And he has been great working with me and my work (LOA) while I have to be off taking care of her... Thank you...
in Readyville, Tn |
He was very easy to understand as he explained things. Since of humor was great!
in wartrace tn |
Great doctor explained everything on my level
in murfreesboro, tn |
Dr. Rungee explained my injury and what would be required to heal it. I followed his directions completely, and my injury has healed!
in murfreesboro, tn |
He is very easy to understand
in murfreesboro, tn |
He was a very personable doctor and explained things to.me and made me feel comfortable and I would highly recommend him to anyone
murfreesboro, tn |
Great experience with Dr. Rungee!!
in manchester tn |
Very friendly and courteous right to the problem.
in Shelblyville Tn |
Someone you can talk to and when he tells you what needs to be he explained it in a way that you can understand
in murfreesboro, tn |
Knowledgeable and courteous.
in Murfreesboro, TN |
First experience with Dr Rungee. We are super impressed. He's been kind and compassionate and patient with all of our questions
in Murfreesboro, TN |
Doctor Rungee is very thorough and informative. He explained everything very well and he was easy to follow. I am very confident in his work.
in shelbyville tn |
Highly recommended very truly understanding of my pain and concern over my well being again thank you Dr Rungee and to your staff as I have to rush home to my husband
in mcminnville, tn |
Very helpful
Son broken his collarbone late at night, had an appointment the next day. We were in and out like clockwork.
in murfreesboro, tn |
Dr. Rungee is very kind. He did not rush through our visit and answered every question to my satisfaction. I was extremely pleased with the way he explained everything to me in a way I could understand! I highly recommend Dr. Rungee!
Very good!
in Murfreesboro, Tn |
I am completely satisfied with dr Rungee.
in Murfreesboro, Tn |
He answers all questions explains well inspirestrust
in Murfreesboro, Tn |
He was very courteous and explained everything in detail
in Spencer tn |
Personable. Easygoing.
in murfreesboro tn |
Excellent doctor total trust friendly staff and highly recommend to all my friends
in murfreesboro tn |
Very good about making sure I understood everything!
in murfreesboro tn |
in murfreesboro tn |
Was treated professionally and courteous by all staff overall very good experience
in Shelbyville, TN |
He was very personable and professional. Didn't dance around my questions. Very polite and direct in answering any concerns I had.
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Dr. Rungee Jr accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Rungee Jr has admitting privileges

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
1700 Medical Center Pkwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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