Dr. James Rungee Jr, MD

Dr. James Rungee Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Rungee Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Murfreesboro, TN. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

1800 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 200

Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Contact Information

(615) 896-6800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Tibia and Fibula Fractures
very high
more than 91% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers

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  • 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
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • 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)
  • Limb Pain
  • 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
  • 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
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Rungee Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rungee Jr to family and friends
based on 395 total reviews (236 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 (236)
in Manchester, TN |
Recommend very highly.
in murfreesboro tn |
Very knowledgeable and surgery went well
in smyrna, TN |
He explained things very well and was very patient.
Dr Rungee has taken excellent care of me for several years, I value him as my doctor!
in Sewanee |
I was very impressed with Dr. Rungee and how he helped me through my knee problem.
in Murfreesboro |
Explains things in a way I can easily understand, very personable and pleasant.
in Lascassas Tn |
He has provided great help with increasing our level of understanding regarding our son's injury.
Mufreesboro Tn |
Knowledgeable and very professional in helping me deal with my knee issue.
in Mufreesboro Tn |
Excellent care!
in Mufreesboro Tn |
I am impressed that Dr. Rungee is conservative in his approach and treatment and he is a skilled surgeon. He operated on my 81 year old aunt with a severe fracture and she completely recovered and was productive for several more years.Thats the reason I chose him each time I've had an orthopedic problem.I have recommended him to friends.
in winchester tn |
Very good
in Murfreesboro,TN |
Very professional and knowledgeable
in Shelbyville Tn |
Everyone is kind and courteous. Dr is very good in explaining and answering questions.
in Manchester, TN |
in smyrna tn. |
Did a great job
in murfreesboro |
Awesome doctor. Very fast at getting patients back from waiting room
in murfreesboro |
He is great! Super friendly and makes sure you understand everything!
in Murfreesboro, TN |
Knee surgery one week ago feeling great. Explained everything very well and courteous manner
in Murfreesboro, TN |
I have seen doctor previously for my knee problem I trust him and I surely recommend him to my friends and family
in Murfreesboro, TN |
Dr. Rungee is very compassionate. He took great care of me when I injured my foot. I would definitely recommend him to others.
in Murfreesboro, TN |
He has been very compassionate. Wish he was still doing surgeries. However, I know whomever my care is placed under be ill be trustworthy.
in Murfreesboro, TN |
Dr. Rungee was wonderful and takes his time to answer questions I may have. He did surgery on my broken ankle and I was able to return to running within months.
Dr Rungee did a great job and we really enjoy seeing home
in Murfreesboro, TN |
The doctor is very efficient.
in lavergne tn |
He was great. He took the time to personally talk to my family in the waiting room after surgery.
in bradyville tn |
Courteous and professional
in Franklin, TN |
Dr. Rungee and his staff were great. He explained everything and kept appointments quick.
in shelbyville, tn |
Very nice and pleasant. Highly recommend
in McMinnville Tenn |
Excellent No pain after surgery. GREAT
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 |
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
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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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Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
1700 Medical Center Pkwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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