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 2017-05-23
Great staffASI Patient 2017-05-23
Finally!!!!! Areal doctor that knows his business. Thank you so much for your help!!ASI Patient 2017-05-23
Potentially too much side selling - physical therapy etc.ASI Patient 2017-05-18
Dr James was an awesome dr andASI Patient 2017-05-18
Great time very nice and understandingASI Patient 2017-05-16
GREAT JOB.....THANKSASI Patient 2017-05-16
5ASI Patient 2017-05-16
Great staff and support! Thanks for taking care of meASI Patient 2017-05-16
Dr. James was patient and explained everything in details and make me feel confident in his ability to treat my condition.ASI Patient 2017-05-12
Excellent serviceASI Patient 2017-05-11
Great JOB!!!!!!ASI Patient 2017-05-11
Great serviceASI Patient 2017-05-11
Great dr really cares about getting you betterASI Patient 2017-05-11
You are all greatASI Patient 2017-05-11
Dr. James was very personable and knowledgable. Looking forward to him helping me.ASI Patient 2017-05-09
Thanks for seeing me todayASI Patient 2017-05-09
First visit was great. I have seen several doctors for same issue; I will have to wait to see what happens.ASI Patient 2017-05-05
Keep up the great job, feels like homeASI Patient 2017-05-05
Thank you so much!ASI Patient 2017-05-05
Outstanding doctor - very patient and listens. Very concerned with patient history - treats you like family.ASI Patient 2017-05-04
Thank you for your professionlismASI Patient 2017-05-04
Awesome experince. Very knowlegeableASI Patient 2017-05-04
Very knowable doctor!!ASI Patient 2017-05-02
Dr.james was outstanding and honest about my situationASI Patient 2017-05-02
The entire staff are caring professionals and the Doctor is brilliant.