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James F. Mooney, III, M.D.

James F. Mooney, III, M.D.

James F. Mooney, III, M.D., is the chief of staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield. He received an undergraduate degree in biological sciences from Stanford University and earned a medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Mooney completed both a general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital/Bowman Gray School of Medicine. His fellowship training in pediatric orthopaedic surgery took place with the Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery Foundation at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Areas of special interest to Dr. Mooney include pediatric spinal deformity, pediatric trauma and sequelae, and orthopaedic aspects of cerebral palsy.

Dr. Mooney is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and Scoliosis Research Society, and is a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Credentials:

  • Medical Degree, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Internship, North Carolina Baptist Hospital/Bowman Gray School of Medicine, General Surgery
  • Residency, North Carolina Baptist Hospital/Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellowship, Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery Foundation at Boston Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery