James Trettin, MD

James Trettin, MD

Dr. James Trettin sees patients at LVMC’s Emergency Department as well as in the family practice and urgent care in Lompoc Health – North H Center.

Specialties: Emergency Medicine, Family Practice
For Appointments 805-737-8700

He previously worked as a family practitioner in rural New Zealand and as a locum consultant in Emergency Departments in Maine. He works primarily night shifts in the Emergency Department, while his wife, Dr. Lee Silkman, sees patients at LVMC: Physician Services. They are the parents of two young sons.

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Education and Training

FellowshipMaine General Medical Center - Level 3 Trauma CenterEmergency Medicine2016
ResidencyEastern Maine Medical CenterFamily Medicine2015
InternshipKingston Hospital, NHS, EnglandCore Rotations2010
Medical SchoolAmerican University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, St. MaartenDoctor of Medicine2011
UndergraduateUniversity of Northern Colorado, Monfort School of BusinessBS, Finance2003

Certifications and Licenses

  • ABMS - American Board of Family Medicine - Family Practice
  • California Board of Medicine - Physician and Surgeon
  • Main Board of Medicine - Physician and Surgeon
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 
  • Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) 
  • Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)


  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Association

Languages Spoken

  • English
Available at Lompoc Health - North H Center

1225 North H St, Lompoc, CA

Primary Care and Specialties Monday - Thursday
8 am – 5 pm
8 am – 12 pm
Urgent Care Everyday
9 am – 9 pm

(805) 737-8700

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