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James Schumacher, M.D.

Musculoskeletal & Neuroradiologist

James Schumacher, M.D.

James Schumacher, M.D. is a board certified musculoskeletal and neuroradiologist for Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI), serving our Bellingham, Federal Way, Lakewood and Puyallup outpatient centers. Previously, Dr. Schumacher served as medical director and chief of radiology for the Department of Medical Imaging at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN. As a leader in his field, Dr. Schumacher has worked as an instructor of vertebroplasty for Stryker Medical Corporation, an innovator of this pain management procedure. Dr. Schumacher offers additional expertise in Regenerative Medicine procedures. 


  • Undergraduate: David Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN
  • Medical: University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
  • Internship: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
  • Fellowship: The Neurological Institute of Columbia University, New York, NY; Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (neuroradiology); Center for Diagnostic Imaging (musculoskeletal) 

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Society of Neuroradiology
  • American Society of Spine Radiology
  • Radiological Society of North America

Hobbies: Fishing and boating