James Bruffey, MD

Dr. James Bruffey, MD
Dr. James Bruffey, MD


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Areas of Expertise

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine
4.8 247 Ratings
Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Languages Spoken

  • English


As an orthopedic surgeon, James Bruffey, MD, treats a variety of diseases and conditions of the musculoskeletal system with expertise in the following areas:

  • Lumbar and cervical disc herniations
  • Adult spondylolisthesis and degenerative scoliosis
  • Post-traumatic spinal conditions
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Cervical myelopathy and radiculopathy
  • Adjacent segment disease after fusion, revision surgery and spinal fractures related to osteoporosis
  • Tumor and trauma

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2002

Medical Education

  • Ohio State University College of Medicine, MD, 1994


  • University of California, San Diego, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1999


  • Scripps Clinic, Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine, 2000
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