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Dr. James R. Dinn
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

James R. Dinn, MD

Dr. Dinn specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic conditions and performs several orthopaedic procedures including:

  • General Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Management of Hip and Knee Problems
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement

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About Dr. Dinn

Dr. Dinn brought expert, and compassionate orthopaedic care to the residents of Corpus Christi 36 years ago when he initiated the group that has become The Orthopaedic Center of Corpus Christi. A native of Corpus Christi and a graduate of W.B. Ray High School, he has contributed to the well-being of the Corpus Christi community in many ways, including his service as Chief of Medical Staff at Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital, Vice President of the Medical Executive Committee at Driscoll Children’s Hospital, and Vice President of the Nueces County Medical Society. He is presently a Trustee of the Christus Spohn Health System.

In 1973, Dr. Dinn earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. In addition to practicing general orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Dinn has special interests in management of hip and knee problems, including arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement.

Dr. Dinn is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and is a member of many other prestigious medical associations. He has staff memberships at Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital, Christus Spohn South Hospital, Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Doctor’s Regional Medical Center, Surgicare Specialty Hospital, South Texas Surgical Hospital and serves as the Orthopaedic Consultant for the Corpus Christi State School.

Dr. Dinn is currently accepting new patients.


  • Medical: University of Texas, Medical Branch, Galveston, TX


  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations