Dr. James Rutherford, MD

Dr. James Rutherford, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
Dr. James Rutherford, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1968 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

340 E Town St Ste 8700

Columbus, OH 43215

Contact Information

(614) 221-1259

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 6% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rutherford "I have an office practice only, in orthopedics. A large part of my practice is doing independent medical examinations primarily for Ohio BWC and State Agencies."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

24  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

1  Procedures

  • Disability Evaluation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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.


  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians, 2001
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rutherford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rutherford to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rutherford'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
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