Dr. James Kercher

Orthopedic Surgery
ATLANTA, GA
17 years experience male

Locations

Office

Atlanta, GA

Address

2045 Peachtree Road, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Cigna

Golden Rule Insurance Company

Kaiser Permanente Insurance Company

Medicare

Affinity Health Plan

Assurant Inc

CIGNA Health Care

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic

ATLANTA, GA

About

Bio

Dr. Kercher is a fellowship trained sports medicine surgeon specializing in minimally invasive techniques in sports medicine. His clinical focus is on cartilage restoration, patellofemoral surgery and the arthroscopic treatment of complex knee and shoulder injuries.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

29 Answers
21 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Kercher
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Depends on where the cyst is removed from. Most likely can return to normal after the incisions heal but should be discussed with your surgeon.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Kercher
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Protect it: Protect the injured area with metatarsal pads or a padded orthotic to wear in your shoe. May also want to add in an over the counter anti inflammatory ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Kercher
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Failure: Having poor bone quality can lead to failure of the device. This should be discussed with you spine surgeon.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kercher is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kercher is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Appreciated.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 2004MD

Awards

AOA

Affiliations

Georgia State Football
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