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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
10 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Bliss is Excellent. Dr. Bliss has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Bliss graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans.


Dr. Bliss has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital 
  • Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Mott Bliss MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 10 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James M. Bliss practice?
Dr. James Bliss has 4 office locations.
Dr. James Bliss practices Orthopaedic Surgery near La Jolla, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Santa Barbara, CA and Solvang, CA.
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