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Dr. James Heltsley, DO

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.6 (10)
Map Pin Small Bowling Green, KY
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Heltsley, DO

Dr. James Heltsley, DO is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Bowling Green, KY. They graduated from Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine and is affiliated with Tristar Greenview Regional Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Heltsley an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Heltsley works at Western Kentucky Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Associates in Bowling Green, KY with other offices in Glasgow, KY. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis, Joint Pain and Limb Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Heltsley's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Western Kentucky Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Associates
    165 Natchez Trace Ave Ste 100, Bowling Green, KY 42103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Western Kentucky Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Associates - Glasgow
    1330 N Race St Ste 1, Glasgow, KY 42141 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Osteoarthritis
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Clavicle Fracture
Femur Fracture
Hip Tendinitis
Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Sprain
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellar Chondromalacia
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Arthrocentesis
Steroid Injection
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Bursitis of Hip
Chondromalacia
Chronic Neck Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Hip Fracture
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Ligament Tears
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Low Back Pain
Meniscus Tear
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
AC Joint Injury
Achilles Tendinitis
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
De Quervain's Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Sprain
Femoral Neck Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Genu Valgum
Genu Varum
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Herniated Disc
Hip Sprain
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral Epicondylitis
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Plantar Fasciitis
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Osteophyte
Snapping Hip
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibial Fracture
Trigger Finger
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Sprain or Strain
ACL Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Release
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Fracture Treatment Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Replacement
Meniscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Neuroplasty
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Replacement
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Achilles Tendon Contracture
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Impingement
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Neck
Bunion
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Bunionette
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Osteophyte
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femoral Stress Fracture
Foot And Ankle Osteophyte
Hammer Toe
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Hip Dysplasia
Hip Impingement
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Pointer
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Lupus
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Medial Epicondylitis
Morton's Neuroma
Muscle Cramping
Myositis Ossificans
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pellegrini-Stieda Syndrome
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Piriformis Syndrome
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Pyogenic Arthritis
Repeated Shoulder Dislocation
Rib Fracture
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Sacral Fracture
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sever's Disease
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stress Fracture of Foot
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tarlov Cyst
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Stenosis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Arthroscopy
Biceps Tendon Repair
Bunion Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Elbow Dislocation Open Reduction
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Elbow Repair
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Ganglion
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Facet Blocks
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Hammer Toe Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand Tendon Repair
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Joint Drainage
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement Revision
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Open Hip Fracture Treatment
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Patella Resurfacing
Patellar Tendon Repair
Peripheral Nerve Block
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Removal of Bone Spur
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Replacement Revision
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Nerve Block
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Trigger Finger Release
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wound Repair
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.6
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    May 02, 2024
    Dr.heltsley and his team are the best, with the best bedside matters ever and are willing to share with the family of the patients what to expect and what is needed.
    Barbara lindsay — May 02, 2024
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1881998490
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Tristar Greenview Regional Hospital

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    Dr. James Heltsley, DO is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Heltsley is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Heltsley has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Heltsley has seen patients for Osteoarthritis, Joint Pain and Limb Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Heltsley on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. Heltsley. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Heltsley.

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