James D. Bruckner, MD


Hip & Knee Replacement, Fracture Care
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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 orthopaedics 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 is married with three grown sons. He is an avid gardener and musician, and he enjoys both skiing and waterskiing.

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Specializing in:

  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Joint replacement
  • Orthopaedic oncology
  • Trauma & fracture care


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

(425) 392-2564


1231 116th Avenue NE Suite 750
Bellevue, WA 98004-3804

(425) 455-3920


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

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