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James M. Fox, M.D.

Languages: English
Professional Statement
Meet Dr. James Fox. Having come from a medical family with a father who specialized in infectious diseases, Dr. Fox knew early that he wanted to go into medicine. “I knew in third grade that I wanted to be a doctor,” he says. He specializes in sports medicine. When asked what he enjoys about his particular specialty, his answer is simple: “My patients. I’ve been blessed with an overabundance of bright, intelligent, communicating patients who make every day in my practice fun.” At this particular practice, Dr. Fox enjoys the expertise of this team of doctors. “I enjoy knowing that they practice the highest level of care I’ve seen, and I enjoy the mutual respect each doctor has for all their fellow physicians.”
University Of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI
Medical School
Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
Professional Associations
Dr. Fox graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and the orthopaedic program of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City. He served as a major in the United States Air Force for two years before going into private practice in 1976. Dr. Fox has also participated as a team physician for numerous local high schools and junior colleges throughout the San Fernando Valley. Professionally, he has written an extensive list of scientific publications, book chapters and textbooks for his fellow physicians and the general public. He has been fortunate to have lectured throughout the world, including Europe, Australia, Argentina, Japan and China. “My proudest professional achievement is having the opportunity to meet fellow professors
around the entire globe and learn so much from them,”
 he notes.
Personal Interests
Dr. Fox takes pride in his “wonderful children and grandchildren.” Of his varied interests outside the office, he notes, “I enjoy a great glass of single malt scotch, people, hiking,
walking, good sushi, eating at a bar where the bartender knows me and meeting interesting people from all walks of life—people who have something to share.”
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS/EPO
  • Aetna Preferred Provider Organization
  • Anthem Blue Cross California Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Preferred Provider Organization
  • Anthem Blue Cross Senior Plan HMO
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Shield of CA 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA Access + HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO Plus POS
  • Blue Shield of CA POS/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA Preferred Provider Organization
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS/EPO
  • Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • First Health Network PPO/EPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) HMO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO/POS
  • Health Net Covered CA HMO
  • Health Net Covered CA PPO
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Net Seniority Plus HMO
  • Health Net Silver Network HMO
  • LA Care Covered CA HMO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan LTD PPO
  • Scan Senior Health Plan HMO
  • Secure Horizons POS
  • TriCare/TriWest PPO
  • TriCare HMO
  • United Healthcare EPO
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare POS
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • Workers Compensation
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Of Hip
  • Bursitis
  • Sports Injury
Center for Orthopaedic Specialists
7301 Medical Center Drive Suite 400
West Hills, CA 91307
(818) 264-3433
Center for Orthopaedic Specialists
1220 La Venta Drive Suite 202
Westlake Village, CA 91361
(805) 449-0016
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Tarzana Medical Center