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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Crutcher is Excellent. Dr. Crutcher has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Crutcher graduated from University of Washington, Seattle. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009)


Dr. Crutcher has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Virginia Mason Medical Center 
  • Swedish Medical Center - Cherry Hill 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James P Crutcher MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 27 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James P. Crutcher practice?
Dr. James Crutcher has 1 office location.
Dr. James Crutcher practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Seattle, WA.
See Seattle Orthopedic Surgeons.