James Livermore, MD, has 30 years of experience and was one of the first orthopedic surgeons to practice on Whidbey Island. He is part of a team that is on call 24/7 to provide emergency surgery at Whidbey General for patients who have suffered trauma. He serves on the hospital’s Trauma Committee, which evaluates incidents treated at Whidbey General to ensure that the trauma care provided meets the highest standards. He stresses patient education and works closely with patients to evaluate all options, ranging from conservative treatment to surgery. Dr. Livermore joined our medical staff in 1982.
Whidbey Orthopedic Surgeons
80 N. Main Street
P.O. Box 770
360-678-4424 or 360-321-1226
Patient Care Philosophy
Work closely with patients to accomplish desired goals.
Educate patients about their injury or condition, including strategies on preventing similar or related problems in the future.
Explain in simple terms the potential risks and benefits of applicable treatments.
Provide patients with all treatment options, ranging from conservative to surgical care.
Scope of Care
Total hip and knee replacements
Carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome
Joint pain and arthritis
Medical School: Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, 1977
Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery