James W. Kribs, DO

James W. Kribs, B.A., D.O.Chair and Associate Professor 
Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine/
Osteopathic Principles and Practices


Dr. Kribs is a graduate of Michigan State University, earning both a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing. He completed a traditional rotating internship at the Medical Center of Independence in Independence, Missouri and a residency in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine at Northeast Regional Medical Center at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Upon completion of residency, he joined faculty at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice. While at WVSOM, he served as faculty advisor to the student Christian Medical-Dental Association, and eventually as chair of the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice. 

Board-certified in Neuromusculoskeletal medicine, his practice focus includes osteopathic manipulative medicine, manual sports medicine, non-surgical orthopedics and interventional pain management.