Dr. Michelle James, MD
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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Female

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Dr. Michelle James, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Sacramento, CA. She is 59 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

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    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteopenia
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spine Deformities
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Torticollis
    • Trigger Finger

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of California San Francisco

      Completed in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of California San Francisco

      Completed in 1988

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Ind Center Surgery Hand

      Completed in 1989

    Languages Spoken

    • English

    Memberships &
    Professional Affiliations

    • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Trigger Finger Release