Portland Office: 207.774.5113 | Norway Office: 207.743.5366

Portland Office: 1601 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102

Norway Office: 193 Main Street, Norway, ME 04268

James A. Wilkerson, M.D.

Dr. Wilkerson is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in disorders of the hand, wrist and elbow in children and adults. He holds a subspecialty certificate in surgery of the hand from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  Dr. Wilkerson is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH). He has published multiple papers and book chapters on acute, chronic, and traumatic conditions involving the upper extremity. In addition, he is an instructor in wrist and elbow arthroscopy for the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) where he teaches other surgeons how to perform wrist and elbow arthroscopy.  He has previously served on the Volunteer Services Committee for the ASSH and has participated in surgical relief missions to Haiti and Vietnam.



Dr. Wilkerson grew up in northern New Jersey. He graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in geography. He attended medical school at Brown University where he received his MD. He completed his surgical internship and orthopaedic surgery 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.