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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Ringler is Excellent. Dr. Ringler has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Ringler, 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. Ringler graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Maywood. He has 4 awards.

Nominated for Gunnar Memorial Scholarship for Scholastic
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Ringler has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital 
  • Metropolitan Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James R Ringler MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James R. Ringler practice?
Dr. James Ringler has 3 office locations.
Dr. James Ringler practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Grand Rapids, MI.
Additional practice locations include: Greenville, MI.
See Grand Rapids Surgeons.