James M. Zurbach, MD

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Practice Philosophy

As the largest orthopaedic group in Chester and Delaware counties, Premier Orthopaedics’ mission is to deliver three hundred and sixty degrees of care. That means from your first visit, through your consultation, therapy, surgery, rehabilitation—or whatever else you may need—we will be able to guide you through every step of your treatment.

At Premier, you will never have to go through the trouble of looking outside the Premier Orthopaedic network since we have the most complete range of physicians, facilities, and care options. Through it all, we keep your health and wellness at the center of everything we do, so you can be sure you will get the right expertise when you need it.

Practice Name
  • Premier Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
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Locations and Appointments

One Medical Center Boulevard
Building 2, Suite 324
Upland, PA 19013

300 Evergreen Drive, Suite 200
Glen Mills, PA 19342

200 East State Street
Suite 108
Media, PA 19063

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About James M. Zurbach, MD

Dr. Zurbach joined the Orthopaedic Associates Division of Premier Orthopaedics in 1989. He received his medical degree from Penn State University in 1980 and went onto complete his orthopaedic residency at San Diego Naval Hospital in 1987.

After residency, he became a staff orthopaedic surgeon at the Naval Hospital until 1989. He served as an orthopaedic surgeon in the U.S. Navy in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm.

Dr. Zurbach is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgery and the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He is the team orthopaedic surgeon for Widener University. Dr. Zurbach received "Top Doctor" in Orthopedics, Main Line Today (2014).

Dr. Zurbach lives in Media with his wife and two children.

Dr. Zurbach is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and maintains privileges at Crozer-Keystone Health System; Riddle Hospital, a part of Main Line Health; and at St. Francis Hospital in Delaware.

  • Gender: Male
  • Language: English


Medical school
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Naval Regional Medical Center
  • Naval Regional Medical Center
  • Naval Hospital
  • Naval Hospital

*Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital. Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

Awards & Memberships

Current Membership & Activities
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine