James A. Wilkerson, M.D.

Dr. Wilkerson is a board eligible orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in disorders of the hand, wrist and elbow in children and adults. He has published multiple papers and book chapters on acute, chronic, and traumatic conditions involving the upper extremity. Dr. Wilkerson is an active candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH). In addition, he is an Associate Master Instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) and serves on the ASSH volunteer services committee. He has previously volunteered on surgical relief missions to Haiti and Vietnam.

Dr. Wilkerson was born in New York City and raised in northern New Jersey. He graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in geography in 2001. He attended medical school at Brown University where he received his MD. He completed his surgical internship and orthopaedic residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland. He subsequently pursued sub-specialty training at Columbia University in New York City where he was the Robert E. Carroll Fellow in hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery.

Dr. Wilkerson and his wife have two children and live in Cumberland. When not seeing patients Dr. Wilkerson enjoys spending time with his family and hiking, skiing, and biking throughout Maine.