James R. Heerwagen, M.D.

Medical Education

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine 1985

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery since 1993
  • American Board of Sports Medicine since 2008


Doctor Heerwagen is married and the proud father of a son and daughter. He has served as Flower Mound High School’s team physician on the sidelines for 18 years. Dr. Heerwagen enjoys an active lifestyle including travel, mountain bike racing, snow skiing, and running.

Fellowship, Residency, & Internships

    • Fort Worth Affiliated Hospitals 1986-1990 in Fort Worth, TX
    • Resident in Sports Medicine 1988-1989 – Aspen Colorado
    • Transitional Internship: 1985-1986 at John Peter Smith in Fort Worth, TX

Honors & Awards

    • Voted Best Orthopedic Surgeon of Denton County: 2016 & 2017
    • Medical Director of Joint Replacement Program at Texas Health Resources in Flower Mound, TX
    • Medical Director of Human Motion Institute at Medical City Lewisville from 2010-2016
    • Chairman Dept. Surgery at Medical City Lewisvill from 2012-2015
    • Louis J. Levy Resident Research Award in 1989
    • Ruth Jackson Award for presentation in 1988
    • Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society in 1985

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