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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Heerwagen is Good. Dr. Heerwagen has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
Bedside Manner 3.8
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Heerwagen, 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. Heerwagen graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities, Rootstown. He has 5 awards.

Louis J. Levy Resident Research Award : 1989, Topic: Subacute Epiphyseal Osteomyelitis
Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society : 1985
Ruth Jackson Award for presentation : 1988, North Texas Chapter of Western Orthopedic Association
Outstanding Specialty Resident Award : 1990, John Peter Smith Hospital Family Practice Program Fort Worth, Texas
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)


Dr. Heerwagen has 17 hospital affiliations:

  • Denton Hospital 
  • Medical Center Of Lewisville 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James R Heerwagen MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James R. Heerwagen practice?
Dr. James Heerwagen has 1 office location.
Dr. James Heerwagen practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Flower Mound, TX.
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