James J. Verner, M.D., is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has special interest and training in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee including minimally invasive techniques.
A graduate of the Chicago Medical School in Illinois, Dr. Verner completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He then returned to Chicago where he completed a fellowship in joint replacement surgery at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Since 1989 he has limited his practice to joint replacement surgery when he first joined the Henry Ford Health System, Department of Orthopaedics. There he was director of the orthopaedic residency training program and division chief of joint reconstruction. In 2004, Dr. Verner moved his practice but continues to remain active in teaching the orthopaedic residents at William Beaumont Hospital. He has published articles related to joint replacement, lectured on this topic at various medical meetings and has participated in several FDA supervised trials evaluating new joint implants.
Dr. Verner is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Michigan Orthopaedic Society, Michigan State Medical Society and the American Medical Association. He is past president of the Detroit Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and remains an active member. His subspecialty affiliations include the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the International Society of Technology in Arthroplasty.
He is on staff at William Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak.