James Holstine, DO

Dr. Holstine was raised in Minnesota and attended the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri. He completed his internship and residency at the Genesys Regional Medical Center at Michigan State University. Next to practicing orthopedic surgery, Dr. Holstine also serves as the medical director of the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Joint Replacement Center and of the Geriatric Fracture Program. As a board-certified provider, his special interests are in joint replacement and arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery.

Dr. Holstine thoroughly enjoys living in Bellingham. His hobbies include water sports, sailing, cycling and snowboarding. He and his wife have two children.

Practice Location

Medical Office Plaza
3015 Squalicum Parkway, Suite 200 
Bellingham, WA 98225

Lynden Clinic
1610 Grover Street, Suite C-6 
Lynden, WA 98264

Scope of Practice

Minimally Invasive Hip, Knee and Shoulder Replacements, Treatment of Sports Injuries, Arthroscopic Reconstructive Surgery of the Shoulder and Knee, and Orthopedic Fracture Care​


  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine - DO Degree
  • Genesys Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University - Internship & Orthopedic Surgery Residency


  • American Osteopathic Board - Orthopedic Surgery


  • ​Washington State