James S. Scales, DPM, FACFAOM


  • Messiah College in Grantham, PA
    BS degree in Biology
  • Graduated from the
    Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
    Doctor of Podiatric Medical degree
  • Surgical Residency at the Foot Clinic of Youngstown, associated with Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital


  • Board Certified in Podiatric Medicine and orthopedics
    (American Board of Podiatric Medicine)
  • Fellow – American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine
  • Member – APMA (American Podiatric Medical Association)
  • Member – Colorado Foot and Ankle Society
  • Medical Staff – Lutheran Medical Center
  • Medical Staff – Lutheran Surgical Center

Personal Information:

Dr. Scales and his wife, Julia, have been married for over 30 years and have two grown daughters. He has a passion for the outdoors and very much loves to ski with his family and friends. He also enjoys hunting and fishing in the Colorado Rockies as well as playing some golf.

Our Staff

Julia Scales
Office Manager/receptionist

Julia and Dr. Scales recently became “empty nesters” and this has allowed Julia to return to the office. She first started working with her husband, Dr. Scales, some 20 years ago. Prior to that, she was the accounting/office manager of Case Western Alumni Association. She brings to the office a vast knowledge of working with insurance companies, scheduling surgeries, and medical procedures, as well as an ability to make the office run smoothly. You can be sure she will greet you in a warm and comfortable manner, offering help in any way she can.