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Dr. James Nepola, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
3.8 (19)
Map Pin Small Iowa City, IA
Accepting new patients
46 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Nepola, MD

Dr. James Nepola, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Iowa City, IA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 46 years of experience. They graduated from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and is affiliated with University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. Patients rated Dr. Nepola an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Nepola works at Practice in Iowa City, IA. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain, Shoulder Fracture and Osteoarthritis of Shoulder along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Nepola's Office Locations

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    University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital
    200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (319) 356-2466

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  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

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Joint Pain
Shoulder Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Clavicle Fracture
Humerus Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Steroid Injection
Broken Arm
Chronic Neck Pain
Limb Pain
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Osteophyte
Arthrocentesis
Peripheral Nerve Block
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Replacement Revision
Somatic Nerve Block
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Fracture
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Avascular Necrosis
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Neck
Bursitis
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chondromalacia
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Femur Fracture
Foot Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
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Muscle Cramping
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Piriformis Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Repeated Shoulder Dislocation
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Trigger Finger
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Excision of Humerus
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Hip Dislocation
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Shoulder Dislocation Surgery
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Synovial Biopsy
Thoracic Outlet Decompression
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    3.8
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    Based on 19 ratings
    Patient Ratings (19)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. James Nepola, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 46 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1972597037
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Nepola. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nepola.

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