Dr. James C Cobey MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. James Cobey is an orthopedic surgeon in Washington, District of Columbia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 45 years. Dr. Cobey accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 31 doctors at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and one of 29 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including French.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma

Clinical Interests: International health, International Health

Hospital Affiliation

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Providence Hospital

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1973–1976

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1969–1971

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 37 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

ME State Medical License
Active through 2015

DC State Medical License
Active through 2014

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The surgeon shortage: constructive participation during health reform.
Cobey, J.C.

Physicians and surgeons volunteering in developing countries: a personal perspective.
Cobey, J.C.

Helping victims of landmines. A public health approach.
Kushner, A., Cobey, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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