Leawood, Kan. (August 19, 2015) – James P. Halloran, M.D., has successfully completed the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery’s Stage II oral certifying examination.
Dr. Halloran has become a Diplomate of the Board, also more commonly known as a board certified orthopaedic surgeon.
The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, based in Chapel Hill, N.C., establishes educational standards for orthopaedic residents and evaluates the initial and continuing qualifications and competence of orthopaedic surgeons.
Dr. Halloran, as a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, has demonstrated his commitment to the highest quality care and continuing medical education.
Board certification is a voluntary process on the part of any physician. It is different and distinct from licensure to practice medicine, a function regulated by state government. A valid medical license is required to be board certified, but certification is not necessary for licensure. A board certified physician has met certain standards and passed tests that are developed to assure the public that he or she has been adequately trained in a given specialty.
Dr. Halloran joined Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics in 2013. He focuses on treating patients who have foot and ankle conditions and sports medicine injuries.
He earned a bachelor’s of liberal arts degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
He also earned a doctor of medicine degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
He completed an internship in general surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at McGill University Health Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
He finished a fellowship in sports medicine at Detroit Medical Center, Detroit.
He also finished a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.