James D. Bruckner, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. His clinical interests include the reconstruction and preservation of the hip and knee, as well as orthopedic oncology, including adult and pediatric musculoskeletal tumor surgery.
After he completed his residency, he served as a clinical instructor in orthopedics with the U.S. Navy. While at the University of Washington, he was an associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and served as director of the hip and knee replacement service where he developed the total-joint fellowship program.
He is married with three grown sons. He is an avid gardener and musician, and he enjoys both skiing and waterskiing.