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James E. Meeker, M.D.

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  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics and rehabilitation

Special focus

  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Sports Injuries
  • Fracture Care
  • Limb Salvage

Locations and contact

I see patients at

About me

I am a board certified orthopaedic surgeon on faculty at OHSU with sub-specialized expertise in foot and ankle disorders. I chose this field within Orthopaedics because treating foot and ankle maladies is tremendously meaningful. When people share their foot and ankle problems with me, it is my mission to work with them to achieve practical solutions that address their functional goals. It is particularly gratifying to see an athlete return to sport after treating their injury. Equally inspiring are the stories of patients who simply return to activities they enjoy such as hiking, cycling, or even taking their dog for a walk. In my role as an educator at OHSU, it is a privilege to share these experiences with the next generation of physicians and surgeons. 

Languages spoken

  • English

Education and training

    • M.D., 2004, University of North Carolina
  • Residency

    • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, orthopaedic surgery
  • Fellowship

    • Orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery, 2011-2012, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Board Certified 2015

Memberships and associations:

  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.8 out of 5 (403 Ratings, 143 Reviews)

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