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Our Physicians

James D. Kuhn, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Maine Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons


SUNY School of Medicine, Buffalo, NY
George Washington University, Orthopaedic Surgery residency, Washington, DC
Maryland Center for Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction, Fellowship in limb reconstruction, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Kuhn performs minimally invasive joint replacement of the hip (including direct anterior hip replacement) and knee as well as partial knee replacement (traveling to Oxford, England to learn the technique from its developers) and arthroscopic sports medicine knee surgery. In addition, he treats many patients with fractures through his coverage of the emergency rooms at Mercy Hospital and Stephens Memorial Hospital. He has used his advanced training to help Mainers overcome injury and birth deformities and has also provided charity reconstructive surgery for children with complex limb deformities brought to Portland from Guatemala, Jamaica, and the Congo.

Dr. Kuhn joined Spectrum Orthopaedics in 1998. He lives in Falmouth with his wife and three children and enjoys fishing, skiing, men’s hockey, landscaping and gardening in his spare time.

Dr. Kuhn is an attentive and thoughtful provider. I left enlightened and feeling positive about my health needs.

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