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This provider sees patients at the following locations:

Orthopaedics Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
Orthopaedics Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital
4200 Hospital Rd
Coal Township, PA 17866
Orthopaedics Selinsgrove
620 University Ave
Selinsgrove, PA 17870

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  1. He or she does not see patients in the outpatient clinic setting.
  2. He or she sees patients, but has not yet received the minimum number of Patient Satisfaction Reviews. To be eligible for display, we require a minimum of 30 surveys. This ensures that the rating is accurate and statistically reliable.
  3. He or she is a community provider, not a Geisinger-employed provider. Community providers tend to see patients in their own private outpatient practices, which we do not survey.

Widmaier, James C. Jr., MD Visit for information on James C. Widmaier Jr., MD. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.7 out of 5
1 122 ratings

Practicing Specialties:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certified, 2005
  • Hip & Knee Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedic Trauma


  • U. of Maryland, School of Medicine 1996


  • Geisinger Medical Center 2001


  • Tampa General Healthcare 2002
    Orthopaedic Trauma

Clinical Interests:

Orthopaedic trauma, fractures, hip replacements after trauma, hip resurfacing, acetabular fractures

Related Interests:

Research and resident education

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our survey >
1. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 4.7 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.7 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.6 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.6 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.7 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.7 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.8 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.6 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.7 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.7 out of 5

Patient Comments:

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Geisinger. Learn more about our survey >
Apr 4
Showed and explained xrays. Provided my alternatives.
March 30
Would highly recommend.
March 7
He went out of his way to find my cracked knee cap. Saw me immediately.
Feb 15
I am EXTREMELY pleased with Dr. Widmaier. I am happy he was the surgeon on call during my car accident. He has been very professional and definitely goes above and beyond when discussing my course of treatment. He makes sure I understand everything as he is certainly thorough at each and every appointment. I am terrified of surgeries and the thought of having another one scares me beyond belief, but Dr. Widmaier's professionalism and in depth knowledge gives me a sense of ease. I would absolutely hands down recommend Dr. Widmaier to anyone who is in need of orthopedic services such as the ones he deals with daily. Geisinger is truly blessed to have him on staff!!
Feb 8
Very good care & all smiling nurses A+.
Feb 1
Nurse practitioner who assists Dr. Widmaier is a perfect match as a team member, she's intelligent, alert, & caring & her bedside manner puts me at ease.
Jan 25
I have always had good experiences with Dr. Widmaier and his associates.
Jan 11
Dr widmaier worked on the right femur, he should have replaced the right knee while doing this surgery. ______ has had pain for two years prior to the accident. I believe he did not even look at or consider fixing the knee. We asked him prior to the surgery.
Nov 12, 2015
Totally appropriate with anything to do with my care.
Oct 26, 2015
Explained everything very well! Great doc.
Oct 19, 2015
I was told to "be a mom & walk." With no further instruction - Told not to do PT, which was recommended by another ortho specialist (2nd opinion).
Sep 30, 2015
I have recommended *Dr. Widmaier to several people. The NP, *Rachael is excellent also.
Aug 31, 2015
Would recommend *Dr. Widmaier to many more patients - He took time and explained the procedure etc. very caring and compassionate man.!
Aug 26, 2015
*Dr. Widmaier is an exceptional physician. Very personal, knowledgeable and would highly recommend him. He is one of a kind. Pay him more.
Aug 12, 2015
doctor spend nearly 40minutes talking with me. so clad I went to see him at this office instead of being rushed at Danville hospital
Aug 12, 2015
*Dr. Widmaier's, his assistant were great!
Jul 29, 2015
I now realize a specialty doctor is only interested in their specialty area - my knee and not my ankle area my knee is healing well but my ankle will never be the same.
Jul 23, 2015
as above ...excellent!!
Jul 22, 2015
Excellant care provider
Jul 15, 2015
Dr. Widmaier has done wonders for me and would recommend him to anyone needing hip replacements.
Jul 6, 2015
Exceptional surgeon
June 24, 2015
Was very down to earth with me used words I could understand.
June 8, 2015
We would recommend Geisinger