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Orthopedic Surgeon


Orthopedic Surgery, University of IL College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

General Surgery, University of IL College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Medical School
Doctor of Medicine, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS)
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)


Our Orthopedic Surgeons at Good Shepherd Medical Group’s Advanced Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Institute are devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles.

James Whittum, MD, is an experienced Orthopedic Surgeon with over 25 years caring for pediatric to geriatric patients. Dr. Whittum specializes in hand fracture care and joint replacements, and has a passion for quality, patient-centered care.

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Club foot, knock knees, bow legs, bunions, hammer toes
  • Dislocations
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine
  • Fractures, sprains, and strains
  • Muscle, ligament, and tendon damage
  • Injections
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Hand and Wrist
  • Joint Replacement
  • Trauma and Fractures
  • Shoulder and Elbows
  • Sports Medicine, including arthroscopy
  • Computer Navigated Joint Replacement—Mako Robotics Certified
  • Reconstructive Surgery

Contact Information

620 NW 11th Street, Suite 201
Hermiston, OR 97838

Phone: 541.289.7075
Fax: 541.289.4116