Physician biography

James W. Gallentine, M.D.


Dr. James Gallentine was born and raised in Broken Bow, Nebraska, and received his undergraduate degree from Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska.  He continued his schooling in Nebraska, receiving his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. This was followed by an internship and residency at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital & Clinics in Augusta, Georgia.   He went on to complete a Fellowship Training for Surgery of the Foot and Ankle at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.  In June 2010, Dr. Gallentine completed a Fellowship Training in Total Joint Replacement focusing on hip and knee replacement, primary and revisions at Wellington Hospital in Wellington, New Zealand.

Of special note, Dr. Gallentine served in the U.S. Military from July 1999 through August 2003 where he was a staff orthopaedic surgeon at Naval Hospital Charleston in North Charleston, South Carolina.

Dr. Gallentine is married and has a son and a daughter.  In his free time he enjoys hiking, biking, and spending time with his family.


Joint Replacement- Hip & Knee
Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty
Mako Total Knee Arthroplasty
Total Hip & Knee Arthroplasty


B.S. – Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska, 1990

M.D. – University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1994

Post Grad Training

Internship: Medical College of Georgia Hospital & Clinics, 1994-1995

Residency: Medical College of Georgia Hospital & Clinics, Augusta, Georgia, 1995-1999

Fellowship Training for Surgery of the Foot & Ankle: Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, 2003-2004

Fellowship Training for Total Joint Replacement – hip and knee replacement, primary and revisions: Wellington Hospital, Wellington, New Zealand, 2010

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Anterior Hip Foundation


LCDR MC USNR – 1999-2003 – Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon at Naval Hospital Charleston, North Charleston, South Carolina

Clinical Team

Advanced Practice Provider: John R. McPhail, PA-C & Brittany M. Hauck, PA-C
Primary Clinical Assistant: Amanda R., RN

North office – Lincoln

575 South 70th Street, Suite 200 Lincoln, NE 68510 Phone: (402) 436-2000

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