James B Rector, MD

James B Rector, MDDr. James Rector has been a board certified orthopedic surgeon for over 30 years. He is one of the first surgeons in the United States to perform state-of-the-art hip resurfacing. As a physician and team doctor, Dr. James B Rector, MD has a special interest in arthroscopic knee surgery. He has extensive training and experience in total hip and total knee replacement surgery.


Community Service

  • Team Physician for Boulder High School since 1980
  • Proud Sponsor of the Boulder Bicycle Classic
  • Numerous community informational seminars about total joint replacement and arthritis in Boulder, CO and surrounding areas

Distinctions and Recognition


  • Medical Degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Internship at the Ohio State University Hospital
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.


Dr. Rector enjoys bicycling, skiing, trap shooting, fly fishing, and participating in softball.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. James Rector, MD at BoulderCentre for Orthopedics call 303.449.2730
Dr. Rector in the news:
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    Elbow overuse injuries for throwing athletes

    Back Sprain and Back Pain

  • Tips to Prevent Repetitive Sprain Injuries

    Whiplash Diagnosis and Treatment

    Hamstring Muscle Injuries or: Pulled Hamstring?

    A wrist sprain is a common injury

  • Common Shoulder Injuries

    Knee Sprain aka Anterior Cruciate Ligament Sprain

    NFL star Jason Pierre-Paul reminds you to be safe on July 4

    Sprains, Strains and Other Soft-Tissue Injuries

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