James H. Carson, M.D.

Dr. Carson specializes in general orthopedics with expertise in joint reconstruction, sports injuries, arthroscopy and fracture care.

He is punctual, friendly, business-like, and he enjoys a good laugh and spending time with his family. Biblical study, fitness, golf, and reading round out Dr. Carson’s interests.

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  • Elbow
  • Foot & Ankle
  • Fractures & Sprains
  • Hand & Wrist
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Neck & Back
  • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine
  • Undergraduate Education: Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
  • Medical School: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Internship: The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
  • Residency: The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
  • Licenses: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Director of P.I. Department of Surgery - Lancaster General Hospital
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • North Pointe Surgery Center
  • Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
  • Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, Ltd.
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Despite having to visit Urgent Care, I was most impressed with the quality of service, professionalism and utmost dedication to giving expert advice and treatment by all the staff.
  • All staff were very friendly and professional. Dr. Hyatt was thorough, did not rush through the appointment and answered all of our questions.
  • I knew I dislocated my finger when it was sticking out at a 45° angle from my hand. I thought I got it back into place, but was very grateful to have OAL‘s urgent care facility to go to to confirm. X-rays confirmed that it was still out of place and that there was also a fracture. I was then scheduled for an appointment with the hand specialist Dr. Griska five days later. I love having the option of an urgent care with orthopedic staff. Thank you OAL!
  • #1 in my book!  This team replaced my right knee, and are now in the prep stages to replace the left one. One stop shopping as far as diagnosis, actual surgery at Lancaster General, along with rehab. The surgery team is great, and the rehab team very easy to work with and very thorough.
  • They were wonderful, I was seen right away.  I was treated with kindness and compassion from everyone from beginning to end, from check-in, X-ray, check-out.
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