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James M. Grimes, MD

  • NPI Number: 1689644833
  • Primary Specialty: Orthopedics (Board Certified)
  • *Privileges to practice. Not a hospital employee
  • Gender: Male

About this Provider

Dr. Grimes is a graduate of The University of California in San Diego and Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine. Dr. Grimes holds two Board Certifications with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery -one in Orthopaedic Surgery, the other in Sports Medicine. He was the first Orthopaedist in St. Johns County selected for the Academy of Arthroscopy of North America and brought computer navigation of joint surgery to Flagler Hospital. Dr. Grimes is past President of the Medical Staff and the Orthopaedic Medical Director of Flagler Hospital, where he developed the orthopaedic rapid recovery system for joint replacement. Dr. Grimes cares for professional, collegiate and high school athletes as well as specializes in sports medicine and reconstruction of the shoulder, hip and knee. Dr. Grimes is the past chairman of the Department of Surgery and the Department of Orthopaedics. Dr. Grimes has practiced in St. Augustine for over 25 years.

  • Internship
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Santa Barbara, CA
  • Residency
  • Univ. of Hawaii Orthopedic Program Honolulu, HI
  • Medical Education
  • Northeastern Ohio Univ. College of Med Rootstown, OH