James D. Bruckner, MD

Orthopedic Oncology, Hip and Knee Orthopedic Surgery

Hip & Knee Replacement, Hip Preservation
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Virtual Visits Available


James D. Bruckner, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. His clinical interests include the reconstruction and preservation of the hip and knee, as well as orthopedic oncology, including adult and pediatric musculoskeletal tumor surgery.

Dr. Bruckner completed 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 orthopedics with the U.S. Navy. His fellowship training was completed at 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.

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

He has three grown sons, is an avid gardener and musician, and enjoys both skiing and wakesurfing.

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Specializing in:

  • Hip and Knee Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Oncology


Care Center

510 8th Ave NE Suite 200
Issaquah, WA 98029-5436

(425) 392-2564


Care Center

3101 Northup Way Suite 201
Bellevue, WA 98004-1449

(425) 455-3920


Care Center

18100 NE Union Hill Road
Redmond, WA 98052

(425) 497-9084



Program: MD
Institution: Creighton University School of Medicine

Program: Residency
Institution: US Navy Naval Hospital Oakland

Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: University of Washington Medical Center

Program: Board Certified
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Musculoskeletal Tumor Society

International Society of Limb Salvage

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