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James R. Little, Jr., MD

  • Employed by St. John's Health

About James

Dr. James "Jim" Little, Jr., spent most of his childhood in Jackson, Wyoming. His father, Dr. Jim Little, Sr., was the first pediatrician in Jackson and still practices as a pediatrician here.


Dr. Little, Jr., graduated from Jackson Hole High School and earned a bachelor's degree in television and film production at Syracuse University. During college and afterward, he developed a passion for medicine while working as a professional and volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). After a brief stint working in TV news and film production, he followed his dream and went back to medical school. In 1998, he graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where he was president of his medical school class. He completed his residency training in family medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon.


After practicing family medicine in the Portland area for seven years, Dr. Little, Jr., had the opportunity to return home to Jackson Hole in 2008.


Jim embraces a patient-centric philosophy of medicine. He believes passionately in the importance of a strong doctor-patient collaboration in medical care and treating the whole person, and not just focusing on individual organs or medical conditions. He has special interests in sports and wilderness medicine, aviation medicine, pediatric care, and urgent care for children and adults of all ages. He is board certified in family medicine and is also a Senior FAA Aviation Medical Examiner.


When not practicing medicine, Dr. Little Jr. is an avid skier, volunteers as a firefighter with Jackson Fire/EMS, and flies as a search and rescue mission pilot with Civil Air Patrol.

Affiliations St. John’s Health Provider
Medical Interests Special Clinical Interests

American Board of Family Practice; Certification in Family Medicine obtained July 2001

Education

University of Colorado School of Medicine - Medical Education

Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine - Internship - Family Practice

Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine - Residency - Family Practice

Comments
  • Oct 6, 2021

    Everyone was very friendly and everything was explained very clearly

  • Oct 6, 2021

    Dr Jim Little was excellent

  • Oct 5, 2021

    Dr. Little was great.

  • Sep 29, 2021

    Dr. Little Jr. Has always been consistent in giving great medical service.

  • Sep 22, 2021

    Answered all my questions and put me at ease.

  • Sep 20, 2021

    Dr Little gave us a extraordinary amount of time and was patient with all our questions which were well answered

  • Sep 16, 2021

    In just a few minutes, the Doctor solicited the pertinent medical history from me, and gave me a few scenarios to help identify the likeliest cause and best treatment, considering I was only in town for the day. I thought Dr Little was very good at establishing trust immediately and talking with me as a person, not just a patient. He also explained that one of my prescriptions might not be covered by insurance and gave me an alternate solution in that case.

  • Sep 15, 2021

    This is the first time I have seen Dr. Little.....he is EXCELLENT!

  • Sep 1, 2021

    Dr Little exceeded my expectations!!

  • Aug 30, 2021

    Dr. Little was great.

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