Dr. James McLoughlin received his medical degree from Columbia University in New York City. Subsequently, he completed his orthopedic residency at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. As a then active member of the US NAVY, he was stationed as a naval officer /chief of orthopedics at the Newport, Rhode Island Naval base. In 2003, Dr. McLoughlin served on the USNS Comfort in Operation Iraqi Freedom. From 2004-2005 he completed an Orthopedic and Reconstructive Spine Surgery fellowship at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore Maryland.
Prior to his medical degree, Dr. McLoughlin received a Master’s Degree in Nuclear Engineering from MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he focused his studies on MRI and CT design and radiation dosimetry.
Dr. McLoughlin is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He lives in Panama City where he is married with 2 children. He has been a Bay County resident serving the Panama City area since 2009 where he has been practicing orthopedic surgery.