Dr. P James Newman, MD

Dr. P James Newman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. P James Newman, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Camillus, NY. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

5700 W Genesee St Ste 112

Camillus, NY 13031

Contact Information

(315) 487-4876

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • CorVel
  • Elderplan
  • 36 More

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Top Care Areas


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Rotator Cuff Tear
more than 53% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
more than 47% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
more than 45% of peers

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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 4/11/2013
    Amount or Range: Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Onondaga County, NY
    State: New York
  • Settlement : 3/25/2014
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 13205
    State: New York
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.


  • Lehigh University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Health Sciences Center, University Of Oklahoma, Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Newman has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Newman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newman to family and friends
based on 47 total reviews (20 with comments)
Dr. Newman'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 (20)
in Minoa |
Dr. Newman seems to be a very honest and good man. I have seen him before for shoulder problems, and he has always done well by me.
Warners |
Dr. Newman is at the top of his field! Not only does he have enormous experience with shoulder repair but he also has a very good manner with his patients, making things easy to understand and offering detailed explanations. He takes his time with you and makes you feel as if YOU are his #1 priority. I have recommended him and his practice to many people.
Dr. Newman talked, listened, questioned, and provided information to me and with me in an excellent give and take situation. He explained what needed to be done and the expected results and outcomes. He answered any and all questions and spent the right amount of time in our discussions.
in vestal |
Fantastic experience with Dr. Newman. Very down to earth and easy going. Tells like it is and thinks what is in the best interest of you. If he thinks you should get surgery, then we will recommend. If not, then he will tell you that you don't have to, but can and gives you reasons why you do not have to. Will recommend him to anyone with shoulder problems in upstate New York
Richland, NY |
Dr. Newman was friendly and listened to me as I explained my shoulder and hand problem. He took time to explain the options for dealing with my shoulder and related pain and numbness. I felt reassured that there is a solution for my issues.
in Weedsport, NY |
This was my first visit to him and he was the first doctor in 2 1/2 years that actually listened to when my pain stared and what happened to cause it! I have seen 3 P.A's and 4 doctors in that time and I still have the pain so I really believe that he is actually going to fix it.
Kingston, ON |
I was very pleased with my appointment with Dr. Newman. He was thorough and explained my status and how I move forward clearly.
Jamestown, NY |
Dr. Newman is AWESOME !!!
in Liverpool, NY |
Dr Newman is a great shoulder dr. I had rotator cuff surgery and it was pain free. I am very happy with my results.
Weedsport NY |
Had a great visit. Informed well, very comfortable and positive with procedure.
in Jamesville NY |
He reviewed the data , listened to me to learn the type and location of my pain as well as my threshold of pain. He included me in the decision making process and clearly stated options and potential results , both positive and negative. His approach of inclusion was appreciated.
in Camillus, NY |
Dr. Newman was a good listener, gave options and allowed patient choice.
in Rome, NY |
Dr Newman is very easy to talk with. He is an excellent surgeon. He is friendly and caring. I would see him again and recommend him to others.
Manlius, NY |
Dr. Newman is a very personable person. Makes the experience easier.
Brewerton |
I found him to be very easy to talk to and he always answered all of my questions.
in Manlius, NY |
Dr. Newman is an outstanding Doctor, from his bedside manner to his expertise in the field of shoulders. There are not to many professionals that I trust in this world Dr. Newman is one of them and always will be.
in Hamilton, NY |
very knowledgeable and understanding. Good deal of common sense.
in Syracuse, NY |
I had a previous surgery done by Dr. Newman in 2000, I was very satisfied with his service. I feel the same still, after my most recent surgery on 10/21.
in West Monroe, NY |
Excellent job on my shoulder, answered all my questions.
in Syracuse, NY |
Dr Newman is caring and was so attentive to my needs....I am thankful that he was my doctor.....I would 100 % recommend him to anyone...and thank you Deb the painter
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Newman accepts 45 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • CorVel
    CorVel PPO
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthNow New York, Inc.
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Husky Health
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • Martin's Point
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    Integrated Health Plan (IHP)
  • MVP Health Care
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • PHCS
  • POMCO Group
  • Pyramid Life
    Today's Options
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Today's Options
  • Total Health Care, USA
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Univera Healthcare
  • Universal Health Network
    Univera Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Saint Joseph's Hospital Health Center
301 Prospect Ave
Syracuse, NY 13203
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