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James Bruffey, MD

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Dr. James Bruffey, MD

Contact

Office
10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Biography

Orthopedic surgeon James Bruffey, MD, treats a variety of diseases and conditions of the musculoskeletal system and has expertise in lumbar and cervical disc herniation, 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

Residencies

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

Fellowships

  • Scripps Clinic, Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine, 2000
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