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James N. Sikes M.D.

James N Sikes MD

James N. Sikes M.D.

James Sikes was born the youngest of 4 children in Saraland, Alabama. His mother worked as a medical technologist and his father, who was a World War II veteran, was a dentist . After attending high school in Mobile, AL, he attended the University of Mississippi on an athletic scholarship. Following his undergraduate education he attended medical school at the University of Alabama Birmingham.

During medical school at UAB he performed research in total joint replacement at the Andrew’s South Highland Hospital and worked with local orthopedic surgeons. This experience led him to the orthopedic surgery training program in Jackson, MS, led by Dr. James Hughes and Dr. Bob McGuire. During his residency he chose a sabbatical in Jackson, Wyoming for further training in trauma and sports medicine.

After practicing for four years in Brookhaven, he joined Southern Bone and Joint Specialists in 2002. During Dr. Sikes’ years of service the practice has expanded to include the development of the Orthopedic Institute.

One of the unique offerings of Dr. Sikes’ practice is Bilateral Knee Replacement.

Bilateral Knee Replacement

For those patients that have two painful arthritic knees replacing both at the same time may be the best option. When both knees require reconstructive surgery to overcome painful unsteady ambulation, your surgeon may recommend simultaneous bilateral knee replacement. Click here to know more