James E. Popp, MD


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James E. Popp, MD, is the Co-Director of the Hand Service at Nationwide Children's Hospital and a Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed his residency at The Ohio State University. Dr. Popp then completed a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship at the distinguished Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, Indiana. He specializes in surgery of the hand and upper extremity in adult and pediatric patients. His expertise includes common hand problems (such as carpal tunnel syndrome), wrist arthroscopy, joint replacement surgery for arthritis, and complex pediatric and adult reconstructive micro-vascular surgery. He is a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Mid-American Orthopaedic Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association and the Ohio State Medical Association.
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Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 11/16/1999

Board Certifications
  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
Fellowship Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center Date Completed: 08/07/1999
Residency Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/1998
Internship Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/1993
Medical School Case Western Reserve University Date Completed: 05/25/1992
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