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Dr. James Esch, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
3.7 (6)
Map Pin Small Carlsbad, CA
Accepting new patients
61 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Esch, MD

Dr. James Esch, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Carlsbad, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 61 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY. Patients rated Dr. Esch an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Esch works at Orthopaedic Specialists No Cty in Carlsbad, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept UnitedHealthCare as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Orthopaedic Specialists of North County Inc
    6121 Paseo del Norte Ste 200, Carlsbad, CA 92011 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 724-9000

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    About Dr. James Esch, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Years of Experience
    • 61 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • 1770542490
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    • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
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    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. Esch works at Orthopaedic Specialists No Cty in Carlsbad, CA. View the full address on Dr. Esch’s profile.

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