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 2017-04-13
ThanksASI Patient 2017-04-13
Dr. Plas James is a great doctor who has not forgotten what a lot of doctors have forgotten which is good bedside manner. He is the best doctor I have ever seen.ASI Patient 2017-04-11
Fast, efficient, answered ALL of my questions and discussed a reasonable course of treatment! Highly recommend!!!ASI Patient 2017-04-11
It was a great experience. Dr. James is very pleasant and knowledgeable.ASI Patient 2017-04-11
Very kind and informativeASI Patient 2017-04-11
Very thorough exam! Dr. James was very nice and explained everything in detail.ASI Patient 2017-04-11
Excellent doctor.ASI Patient 2017-04-04
Great Doctor -- Great bedside manorASI Patient 2017-04-04
VERY PROFESSIONAL, KIND AND CONCERNEDASI Patient 2017-04-04
I am grateful to have found Dr. James. I feel confident he will correct my misery in a fully researched way, before we do anything else...ASI Patient 2017-04-04
Dr.James was greatASI Patient 2017-04-04
Dr. James explains everything very well.ASI Patient 2017-03-31
He speaks fast but you get itASI Patient 2017-03-31
Awesome dr!ASI Patient 2017-03-28
Dr james and staff are very profficinal welcoming and outstanding invormentASI Patient 2017-03-28
Did an excellent job in explaining in detail.ASI Patient 2017-03-24
Dr. James is extremely thorough, compassionate and caring. I'm optimistic he will be able to help resolve my pain.ASI Patient 2017-03-24
I have been coming to Dr. James since 2011. I would tell anyone who has any back or neck problems to come see Dr. James. He is the best doctor for you. I currently live in Orlando, Florida and still come here for any issues with my back or neck.ASI Patient 2017-03-24
Thank you. You guys were very professional and caring. Will definitely recommendASI Patient 2017-03-23
Great doctorASI Patient 2017-03-23
Great man and doctorASI Patient 2017-03-21
Thank you Dr. James. I feel confident you'll get back on the road to back relief and everyday activitiesASI Patient 2017-03-21
Great serviceASI Patient 2017-03-17
It was a pleasure to meet Dr. James. I look forward to being under his supervision and getting relief soon from my neck pain.ASI Patient 2017-03-17
Dr James is a great doctor. The first time i went to doctor snd he didn't recommend surgery. He really knew what he was talking bout