Dr. James Shockey, MD

Dr. James Shockey, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. James Shockey, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Kentucky in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1780 Nicholasville Rd Ste 601

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 253-0124

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
more than 64% of peers
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
more than 60% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
more than 60% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

39  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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10  Procedures

Background Check

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  • University Of Kentucky
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Marshall University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shockey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shockey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shockey to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shockey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Having seen Dr. Shockey for my knees, I already regarded him as a top notch physician. However, yesterday he spent over 30 minutes with me diagnosing a problem he doesn't even treat! Why? Because I was worried and in pain. He listens, he understands, and he deals in straight talk. There is no...more
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