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Sports Medicine Doctor, Shoulder Doctor Syracuse NY

P. James Newman, MD

Patient Satisfaction Rating: 4.8 4.8

Specializing In


Sports Medicine

Practicing Locations

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Dr. Newman is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine related to the shoulder with special interest in arthroscopic shoulder surgery. He received his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College and his bachelor’s degree from Lehigh University.

P. James Newman, MD 4.8 4.8

Friendliness/Courtesy of Care Provider: 4.8 4.8

Care Provider explanations of problem/condition: 4.8 4.8

Care Provider concern for questions/worries: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider efforts to include in decisions: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider information about medications: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider instructions for follow-up care: 4.8 4.8

Care Provider spoke using clear language: 4.8 4.8

Time Care provider spent with patient: 4.6 4.6

Patient's confidence in Care Provider: 4.8 4.8

Likelihood of recommending Care Provider: 4.8 4.8

"I have complete confidence in Dr. Newman. I had a difficult fear and he was up front and honest about expectations."

"Dr. Newman is a very straight forward person and takes his time to explain what is has to to correct any problem I may have. I would recommend him to anyone."

"Dr. Newman was very courteous and thoroughly explained the procedure and alternate options to me."

"Dr. Newman is up front and to the point when discussing the problem, gives you options to choose and does not make you feel pressured to make a decision."



About Our Survey


Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA, BA Degree, Chemistry, 1975
Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia PA, MD Degree, 1981


Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Providence RI, Resident, Orthopedic Surgery, July 1982 - June 1986

Orthopedic Fellowship TRAINING

Health Sciences Center, University of Oklahoma, Norman OK, Fellowship, Sports Medicine, July 1986 - December 1986

General Surgical Training

Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Providence RI, Internship, General Surgery, July 1981 - June 1982

The Clinical Experience

Specializing in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy with Special Interest in Shoulder Surgery.
Private Practice, Associates in Medicine, P.C., Johnson City, New York, June 1987 - June 1989
Private Practice, Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Syracuse, New York, July 1989 - Present
Team Orthopedic Surgeon for the Syracuse Chiefs, 1992 - 2010


State of New York, 1987 - Present
State of Oklahoma, 1986 - 1987
State of Rhode Island, 1982 - 1987
American Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery, 1990

Professional Society Memberships

Onondaga County Medical Society
New York State Medical Society
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons


Publications & Book Chapters
Manuscript accepted, not published:
Newman, P.J., Herndon, J.H., Cefonicid versus Cefamandole as "Preventive" Antibiotics in Open Fracture Management, Multi-Center Study, June 1986

Newman, P.J., Grana, W.A., The Changes in Human Synovial Fluid Osmolality Associated with Pathologic Conditions of the knee, Arthroscopy, September 1987.

Newman, P.J., Gruel, J. Answer, Please. Orthopedics, May 1987

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