James V. Worthen

Knee Replacements, Sports Medicine, and Arthroscopic Surgery


Dr. James V. Worthen specializes in Knee Replacements, Sports Medicine, and Arthroscopic Surgery and practices at St. Vincent's Orthopedics, PC with hospital affiliations at St. Vincent's Birmingham.


James V. Worthen, MD is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopedic care possible. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, he strives to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all his treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties.

Hobbies & Interest: 
Skiing, Lacrosse, Travel, Jogging, Basketball, Reading, and Construction


Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Undergraduate Degree:
Bachelor of Science, Hampden-Sydney College—Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Medical Degree:
University of Alabama School of Medicine—Birmingham, Alabama
Orthopedic Surgery Residency
University of Alabama School of Medicine—Birmingham, Alabama

Sports Medicine Fellowship:
Taos Orthopedic Institute—Taos, New Mexico

Sarah F. Davis Award, UAB 2004
Most Outstanding Senior Research Award, UAB Orthopedics 2009
The Kurt Nieman Award, Most Outstanding UAB Orthopedic Surgery Resident 2009

Professional Affiliations:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Academy of Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
University of Alabama House Staff Council
Tinsley Harrison Society
Phi Alpha Theta–National History Honor Society