Dr. Plas James specializes in the treatment of all spinal conditions including herniated discs, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease. If you have back pain or neck pain, numbness in your fingers, arms or legs, Dr. James can help you to determine the best course of action to get back to a pain free life.
About Plas James, MD
From the very beginning Dr. Plas T. James has had a passion for science and healing. The Louisiana native completed his undergraduate studies in 1982, graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor of science in Chemistry from Xavier University. He earned his medical degree in 1986 from the prestigious Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. James’ general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency were completed at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1991. His advanced spine surgery education was obtained through a combined neurosurgical and orthopaedic spine fellowship program at Harvard Medical School, completed in 1992. Dr. James continues researching and studying the latest techniques in spine care and surgery at noted institutions nationally and internationally.
A published researcher in the field of orthopaedics and spine care, Plas T. James, MD has served as orthopaedic faculty at Baylor College of Medicine Spine Fellowship Teaching Program. He was a guest lecturer at Harvard Medical School on “Lumbar Spine Trauma” and discussed “Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy” before the Atlanta Bar Association.
Dr. James is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Spine Surgery. From 1995 to 1997, he served as Chief of Orthopaedics at West Paces Medical Center. His hospital affiliations in the Atlanta area include: Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta Medical Center and Southern Regional Hospital.
Dr. James, one of the top spine surgeons in Atlanta, maintains a rigorous schedule outside of his practice. His interest in sports medicine inspired him to become involved with treating professional and high caliber amateur athletes. Dr. James served as Team Physician and Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon for the National Hockey League – Atlanta Thrashers. He also served as Team Physician and Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon for the National Football League – Atlanta Falcons 2004-2011 (see below). Dr. James continues to serve as the Orthopaedic Spine Consult for the Atlanta Falcons.
Dr. James also served as a team physician for the 2000 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Other experience as a team physician includes the Georgia Games Amateur Boxing, the USA Boxing Association and the Holyfield-Frazier boxing event.
Patient ReviewsASI Patient 2017-10-12
Thank youASI Patient 2017-10-12
Great staff. Dr.James is a very cordial and intelligent doctor. Seems to be highly qualified.ASI Patient 2017-10-12
Thank you so much for giving us and giving us hope that Jamie's back can be repaired and life to get back to normal. And thank you for caring. You are a wonderful Dr!ASI Patient 2017-10-10
Everything was good except when I first called i told the girl i really needed to get i asap and she was not very concerned about my situation and scheduled me for 2 weeks out. Not until doctor Dave R referred me and called you guys did i get in soon.ASI Patient 2017-10-03
Good would refer anyone great evaluationASI Patient 2017-10-03
Thank youASI Patient 2017-10-03
Very professional. Easy to conversation and felt comfortable asking questions.ASI Patient 2017-10-03
GreatASI Patient 2017-10-03
Thank you!ASI Patient 2017-09-28
THOUROUGH AND GREAT DEMEANORSASI Patient 2017-09-26
I finally have some answers after seeing so many doctors. I love the path he has selected for me and I am hopeful to feel better soon and get my life back.ASI Patient 2017-09-26
Very hands on and personable. I have seen many doctors and would recommend Dr. James to any one and everyone. ThanksASI Patient 2017-09-26
Highly professional.ASI Patient 2017-09-22
Thank you for an informative and caring initial visit! I feel some hope now!ASI Patient 2017-09-21
Dr. James did a very thorough examine and spent a great deal of time explaining things to us.ASI Patient 2017-09-21
Dr. James was much more thorough than the three doctors I have previously been to. Thank you very much for taking the time to hear what I had to say!ASI Patient 2017-09-15
Very please glad Dr Martin sent me hereASI Patient 2017-09-15
Terrific office and staff!!! Everyone is amazing efficient, knowledgeable and friendly!! Dr. James is probably the most thorough physician I have ever seen for anything and especially for a serious spine issue. He covers every base, test and angle to arrive at the best possible recommendation for your treatment. I have great faith in his decision. I highly recommend him and his practice!ASI Patient 2017-09-15
First visit with Dr. James and he was wonderful! Thorough, personable, and I can tell that he cares. Highly recommended.ASI Patient 2017-09-14
Dr James was very informative. He addressed all my concerns.ASI Patient 2017-09-14
He listens to your issues and executes a plan for your recovery.ASI Patient 2017-09-14
Dr. James is professional, courteous and thorough. I have only seen him once so far, but I am confident in his expertise and ability to help me resolve my back issues.ASI Patient 2017-09-07
Very knowledgeable and thoroughASI Patient 2017-09-07
Thank you for the very informative and successful visit. I now feel some hope!ASI Patient 2017-09-07
Very professional, very informative.