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 2018-06-22
You and your team are the best,ASI Patient 2018-06-21
Great team. I love Dr James, he is wonderful.ASI Patient 2018-06-21
Dr. James was very detail and he took time to listen to my concerns. He was prepared to suggest my next steps and options to fix my problem.ASI Patient 2018-06-21
HE IS REALLY CONCERNED ABOUT PATIENT. HE EXPLAIN IN DETAILSASI Patient 2018-06-19
I really appreciate not having to wait a long time to see the doctor like I have had to do other places. I also liked that Dr. James did not act like he was in such a hurry, meaning he took time to explain and answer my questions!ASI Patient 2018-06-19
Great doctor and the staff is very nice and efficient.ASI Patient 2018-06-19
Great visit with personal careASI Patient 2018-06-15
Absolutely the best....enough said!ASI Patient 2018-06-15
Very helpful and the explanation was very informative & easily understood.ASI Patient 2018-06-14
Very Caring and informative. He was able to make me as a patient feel very at ease.ASI Patient 2018-06-14
Great doctor and experience! Thank you Dr. JamesASI Patient 2018-06-14
My visit was everything i expected. Everyone was friendly and knowledgeableASI Patient 2018-06-14
Dr. James is very thorough and discusses all options..ASI Patient 2018-06-12
Informative visit.ASI Patient 2018-06-07
Dr James is a highly caring, professional, thorough doctor and extremely skilled in resolving back problems.ASI Patient 2018-06-07
Keep up the good work and keep looking forwardASI Patient 2018-06-07
Superb physical exam skills!ASI Patient 2018-06-07
Dr. James is awesome!!ASI Patient 2018-06-05
Dr. James took the time to listen to my history of back pain and communicated very well with me!ASI Patient 2018-06-05
ThanksASI Patient 2018-06-01
Dr. James is a very thorough doctor.ASI Patient 2018-06-01
Great care, the doctor was very understanding and listened to what we had to sayASI Patient 2018-05-31
Extremely friendly and personable. Detailed and thorough . Takes personal interest. Not quick to write off what you as a patient has to say. Takes time with his patients. I have been to a number of doctors trying to find out what's going on with me. He really put me at ease.ASI Patient 2018-05-31
Just great made my day!ASI Patient 2018-05-29
THANK YOU FOR YOUR EXCELLENT MEDICAL CARE