Dr. James Thriffiley IV, MD

Dr. James Thriffiley IV, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. James Thriffiley IV, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Gulfport, MS and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1639 E Pass Rd

Gulfport, MS 39507

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Dislocation
very high
more than 92% of peers
Knee Sprain
high
more than 89% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

87  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
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32  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • John Smith Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • John Peter Smith Hospital Texas
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thriffiley IV has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thriffiley IV's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thriffiley IV to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Thriffiley IV's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Thriffiley, is an excellent doctor, He greets you with a smile and shakes your hand. He talks to you about your situation with ease and explains your question s without hesitation. He helped me with my knees and I'm so thankful to .
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Dr. Thriffiley has treated all six members of my family and is an excellent doctor. I rate him an easy 5 stars. This man met us at the ER when my daughter dislocated her elbow. Awesome man and a straight shooter. I would not have it any other way!
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Dr. Thriffiley and his staff are awesome. I had arthroscopic surgery on my shoulder due to an automobile accident. Dr. Thriffiley was very thorough in his explanations and his follow ups. His staff is very kind and pleasant. The wait times are very quick. I would definitely say if you need to see...more
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Dr Thriffiley is a great doctor. He is no-nonsense and is very matter-of-fact. He treated me for bursitis and hip deterioration and finally performed hip replacement. I have also seen him for trigger finger and for knee pain. In my experience he always offers alternatives to surgery first and...more
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he is a real jerk smiles and shakes your hand and tells you nothing is wrong with i would not recommend my family or friends to him. And he makes diagnosis with out MRI or X ray...
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