Dr. James Verheyden, MD

Dr. James Verheyden, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. James Verheyden, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Bend, OR and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.Read his story

2200 NE Neff Rd Ste 200

Bend, OR 97701

Contact Information

(541) 382-3344

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Verheyden's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Verheyden "Dr. Verheyden is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon, specializing in elbow, hand, shoulder, wrist, and trauma and fracture care. He joined The Center's orthopedic team in 1993. He provides comprehensive treatment, including advanced surgical procedures and techniques designed to avoid surgery. Dr. Verheyden has done extensive research during his career to improve outcomes for his patients and advance medical knowledge, presenting his findings regionally and nationally in New York, California, Boston, Chicago and Las Vegas. Most recently he has focused on research for Dupuytren's contracture, his patients have traveled from as far as Hawaii, Alaska and Florida to seek nonsurgical Xiaflex collagenase injection solutions for this condition. In addition, Dr. Verheyden has authored many peer-reviewed publications and several book chapters."


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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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33  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hand and Microvascular Surgery at University of Washington, Seattle
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Verheyden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Verheyden's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Verheyden to family and friends
24 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Verheyden'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
Dr. Verheyden Says:

Thank you for your feedback so The Center can continually improve our services. If you have a concern or want to share your success story, please contact us at info@thecenteroregon.com. Thanks!  


Patient Comments (5)

I couldn't recommend Dr Verheyden more based in my experience with a nearly severed finger at the distal joint. I am quite sure that he saved my finger and I am extremely grateful for his significant expertise.
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He's a rock star. Lucky to have him in a small community like Bend.
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I had a catastrophic bicycle accident last year, traveling at about 30 mph, I went over the handlebars and broke my wrist and both arms. Dr. Verheyden could not have been a better doctor, with a fantastic bedside manner and great sense of humor, as well as being brilliant at the work he does. He...more
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My husband and I had both had experiences with Dr V. performing a rough/painful exam & being rude to us at our own appts, but we just kind of wrote it off as a "bad bedside manner" and maybe poor social skills-knowing that he is a great surgeon. I wish that I had read the reviews on ratemds.com...more
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The top expert in the US in treating Dupuyens Contracture the modern way - without surgery. Does a huge percentage of the procedures in the US where the contracted areas are injected, then straightened. Extremely high success rate!
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Hi, Thanks for your feedback. We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience. Dr. Verheyden has done a lot of research on Dupuytren's contracture and has patients visit from across the country for this condition.

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