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James Latshaw, M.D.

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Dr. Latshaw is an orthopedic surgeon who has completed fellowship training in advanced shoulder surgery with world renowned Dr. Charles Rockwood. His practice focuses on using the latest advances in orthopedics to treat arthritis, athletic and overuse injuries, and fractures of the upper extremity. He and his wife Melissa have four children.

Dr. Latshaw has specialized expertise in the following areas:

  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Trauma
  • Athletic Shoulder & Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture Management



Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

The Ohio State University Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Chief Resident

The Ohio State University Medical Center Resident Educator of the Year

J. Hutchinson Award for Academic Excellence in Medical School

Click here to view Dr. Latshaw’s presentation from Orthopedic ONE’s 2016 Arthritis CME.


  • Undergraduate Degree
    The Ohio State University: BS in Physical Therapy summa cum laude with distinction
  • Medical School
    The Ohio State University College of Medicine: MD summa cum laude
  • Residency
    The Ohio State University Medical Center: Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellowship
    The University of Texas Health Care Center at San Antonio: Fellowship in shoulder reconstruction

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