James Bakeman, MD

James Bakeman, MD

Dr. Bakeman specializes in knee and shoulder reconstruction; knee, hip and shoulder replacement; sports medicine and general orthopaedic surgery. With almost 25 years of orthopaedic experience, Dr. Bakeman is well equipped to thoroughly explain surgical options and to showcase various treatment and pain relief techniques to injured patients.


  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • OAM Surgery Center at MidTowne
  • Spectrum Health
  • University of Michigan Health – West


  • Medical – University of Michigan Medical School (Ann Arbor, Mich.), M.D., 1984
  • Undergraduate – Central Michigan University (Mt. Pleasant, Mich.), B.S., 1980

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Residency – State University of New York at Stony Brook (Stony Brook, NY), Orthopaedic Surgery, 1985-1989
  • Internship – Butterworth Hospital (Grand Rapids, Mich.), 1984-1985

Certifications / Memberships

  • American Medical Association