Dr. James Helgager

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“I enjoy joint reconstructive and arthroscopic surgery because they can improve the quality of life for so many of my patients. And as one of the few physicians performing the clinically proven Birmingham Hip Resurfacing procedure in San Diego, I’ve been impressed with how much it has helped my more active patients.”

SPECIALTIES

  • Hip, knee, and shoulder surgery, arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder, and hip resurfacing surgery

UNDERGRADUATE

  • Augustana College
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    Bachelor of Arts, Biology

MEDICAL SCHOOL

  • Northwestern University
    Chicago, Illinois

INTERNSHIP

  • University of California, Davis
    Davis, California

RESIDENCY

  • Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    Orthopaedic Surgery

SPECIALIZED TRAINING

  • Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, 2006

BORN

  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota

ADDITIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Society for Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • American Medical Association
  • San Diego County Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • California Orthopaedic Association
  • American Sports Medicine Association
  • Qualified Medical Examiner-State of California, 1994

JOINED OSNC

  • 1978

"Location, professionalism and availability are key aspects that are very important to me. OSNC came through on all fronts! Dr. Stark and his staff are truly amazing." PATIENT OF DR. ERIK STARK
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