James C. Cassandra, DO

Fellowship Trained and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Cassandra specializes in orthopedic surgery, general orthopedics and fracture care, and brings exceptional trauma experience for both adults and children to Columbus. After completing medical school at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, he spent four years at Tampa General learning and practicing with some of the most progressive orthopedic surgeons in the nation and he’s one of few physicians in the city to perform microsurgical revascularizations and replantations of the finger, hand, and arm. He also has unique experience in reconstruction of congenital malformations of the hand, arthroscopic ligament and tendon repair, and joint arthroplasty. Dr. Cassandra is a native of Ohio, and he is married and has two children. He has a special interest in ice hockey and international travel. He also speaks Spanish.

“Three years ago in August, I was in an automobile accident and life-flighted to Grant MedicalCenter. Dr. Cassandra did surgery on my hand, which was barely hanging on. As soon as the staff walked in and noticed who the doctor was, they were very excited and informed me I had one of the best.”
–Ray Richardson, Patient

“Dr. Cassandra went out of his way to come in the middle of the night to do surgery. I want people to know that there are professionals out that do care, have a genuine concern and a personal touch.”
–Ray Richardson, Patient

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