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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Cockrell is Excellent. Dr. Cockrell has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Cockrell, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Cockrell graduated from University of South Alabama, Mobile. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Cockrell has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Providence Hospital 
  • North Baldwin Infirmary 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Michael Cockrell MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James M. Cockrell practice?
Dr. James Cockrell has 1 office location.
Dr. James Cockrell practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Mobile, AL.
See Mobile Orthopedic Surgeons.