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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James DeBritz is Excellent. Dr. DeBritz has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 2.3

Specialties & Research

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

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

Education & Awards

Dr. DeBritz graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. DeBritz has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Washington Hospital Center 
  • Georgetown University Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James DeBritz MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 12 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James DeBritz practice?
Dr. James DeBritz has 1 office location.
Dr. James DeBritz practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Washington, DC.
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