James Whitaker, M.D. - Orthopedic

James Whitaker, M.D.

Dr. Whitaker earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia and his medical degree at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine followed by a fellowship in Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity at the University of Indiana in 1976. Dr. Whitaker joined Kansas City Bone & Joint Clinic, Inc. in July 1976. He was certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery in 1977 with added qualifications in Hand Surgery in 1989. Dr. Whitaker's special interests are hand and upper extremity and sports medicine. He has served as team physician for the Kansas City Comets Indoor Soccer Team of the MSL, 1980-1991, team physician for Rockhurst High School Football team, 1976 to present.

Dr. Whitaker enjoys tennis, running and fishing.

Specialty Clinics

610 North Ohio Avenue 
Appleton City, Missouri 64724
Phone: 660.476.2111