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Management of Sprains and Strains with easy access


Non Surgical Management of many types of fractures

Joint Injections

Joint injections available when indicated for stubborn joint pain

Sports Medicine

Knowledgeable care to get you back up to speed quickly


Valley Immediate Care is pleased to announce that we are now offering Orthopedics services!. We are proud to have Dr. James Dowd offer this service to our patients. Dr. Dowd is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon with 24 years of experience caring for the residents of Southern Oregon. Dr. Dowd offers full, non-surgical, orthopedic care at convenient locations in Medford and Grants Pass. His services include injury care for acute phase injuries like fractures, sprains, and overuse injuries; as well as care for chronic conditions. With on-site X-ray, splinting/casting and bracing, as well as appropriate injection therapies when indicated, we are able to offer fast, cost conscious Orthopedic care when you need it most. We are proud and fortunate to have Dr. Dowd on staff!

Dr. James Dowd MD

Dr. James Dowd
Graduate Degree:
M.D., University of California, San Diego

Dr. Dowd has been practicing medicine for 24 years. He joined Grants Pass Orthopedic Surgeon’s in August 1994. He attended Medical school at University of California in San Diego and received his undergraduate degree at the University of California in Davis. Dr. Dowd enjoys all of the fascinating individuals who live in Josephine and Jackson counties. He states, everyone has unique interests and accomplishments and is fun getting to know people. He published two articles about bone infections while studying at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Dowd states, his ideal patient would be one whom is interested in their injury and they want to participate in the decision making process and is willing to work hard to obtain the best outcome. He believes the best results occur when you work together. When not working, Dr. Dowd enjoys his family along with fishing, auto restoration, landscaping and general fabrication. He built a 1966 Mustang with his son and a 1965 Mustang with his daughter. He recently completed his 1935 Ford Coupe which he started in high school.