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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Spears, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Spears has been reviewed by 30 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Failure
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Spears graduated from University of Florida, Gainesville. He has 4 awards.

Detroit Hour Magazine's Top Docs (2010)
Hour Detroit Magazine's Top Docs (2010)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)


Dr. Spears has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Bellin Hospital 
  • St Nicholas Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. James R Spears MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 28 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James R. Spears practice?
Dr. James Spears has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Spears practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Oconto Falls, WI.
Additional practice locations include: Green Bay, WI.
See Oconto Falls Orthopedic Surgeons.