Orthopaedic Specialists with Locations in Bellevue, Issaquah and Redmond

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James D. Bruckner, MD

Hip and Knee Reconstruction and Preservation, Adult and Pediatric Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery

Dr. Bruckner did both his undergraduate and graduate work at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, graduating summa cum laude  with a Bachelor of Mathematics and earning magna cum laude honors from the medical school. He completed his residency and served as a clinical instructor in orthopaedics with the U.S. Navy. Dr. Bruckner did his fellowship training in Seattle at Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington. While at U.W., he was an associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedics, served as Director of the hip and knee replacement service and developed the total-joint fellowship program.

He has received numerous honors, awards and peer recognition. He was Chairman of the Overlake Hospital Department of Orthopaedics from 2006 through 2010.

Dr. Bruckner is married with three grown sons. He is an avid gardener, musician and enjoys both snow and water skiing. 

You can hear Dr. Bruckner ocassionally speaking the Joint Pain Options: Hip/Knee Pain & Replacement (Motion is Life) seminar at Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue. Check here for the calendar! 


Congratulations to Dr. Bruckner for being awarded Top Orthopaedic Doctor by Seattle Magazine, Seattle Met, and Consumers Checkbook in 2015!      


               Seattle Met 2015

2015 Seattle Mag Top Doc














American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  
Medical SchoolCreighton University in Omaha Nebraska ResidencyNaval Regional Medical Center, Oakland, California FellowshipMusculoskeletal Oncology at the University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, Washington Board CertificationsOrthopaedic Surgery SpecialtyHip Arthroscopy
Joint Replacement
Orthopaedic Oncology

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