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Dr. James Kercher, MD

Sports Medicine*
4.6 (98)
Map Pin Small Atlanta, GA
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Kercher, MD

Dr. James Kercher, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in Atlanta, GA. They specialize in Sports Medicine, has 20 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. They graduated from Augusta University Medical College of Georgia and is affiliated with Piedmont Hospital. Dr. Kercher, completed a residency at Emory University School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Kercher an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Kercher works at Practice in Atlanta, GA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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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Dr. Kercher's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic
    3200 Downwood Cir NW Ste 700, Atlanta, GA 30327 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (404) 355-0743
  2. 2
    Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic
    1901 Phoenix Blvd Ste 200, Atlanta, GA 30349 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (404) 355-0743
  3. 3
    Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic PA
    2001 Peachtree Rd NE Ste 705, Atlanta, GA 30309 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (404) 355-0743

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  • Piedmont Hospital

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Shoulder Replacement
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Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
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Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
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Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chondromalacia
Clavicle Fracture
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
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Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Genu Valgum
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Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Hip Tendinitis
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Iliotibial Band Syndrome
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Knee Disorders
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Knee Tendinitis
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Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
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Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
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Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Epicondylitis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Runner's Knee
Scapular Fracture
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Osteophyte
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Systemic Chondromalacia
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibial Fracture
Wrist Fracture
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Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
ACL Surgery
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Arm Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Articular Cartilage Repair
Cartilage Regeneration
Cartilage Repair
Cartilage Transplant
Fracture Care
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Replacement
Knee Surgery
Meniscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement Revision
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    4.6
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    Based on 98 ratings
    Patient Ratings (98)
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    4 Star
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    2 Star
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    (7)
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    Specialties*
    • Sports Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 20 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1518143676
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Rush University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Emory University School of Medicine
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Augusta University Medical College of Georgia
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
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