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 2018-08-14
Great bedside manner, and great personalityASI Patient 2018-08-14
Dr. James was very throu Dr. James was excellentASI Patient 2018-08-07
ASI Patient 2018-08-07
WHAT AN AMAZING DR AND MAN. VERY WELL EDUCATED, CARING AND INFORMATIVE.ASI Patient 2018-08-07
Very helpful .ASI Patient 2018-08-03
Great appointment very detailASI Patient 2018-08-02
Dr.James is really outstanding. He is courteous and very knowledgable. I recommend him to everyone.ASI Patient 2018-08-02
I was well treated.ASI Patient 2018-07-31
Very informative doctor's visit. Does a great job of educating the patient on their condition and provide guidance rather than rushing directly to surgery. He's the only spine/back doctor I will visit going forward.ASI Patient 2018-07-31
ASI Patient 2018-07-27
An excellent first visit experience in all respects!ASI Patient 2018-07-26
My first visit was thorough and pleasant. The staff and doctor were very friendly. Although Dr James talks very fast, he is knowledgeable and sincere. I look forward to my care here.ASI Patient 2018-07-26
Dr James is Awesome!ASI Patient 2018-07-26
Thanks for everythingASI Patient 2018-07-26
ExcellentASI Patient 2018-07-24
GreatASI Patient 2018-07-24
Dr. James is amazing!!ASI Patient 2018-07-24
Outstanding consult, Thank you for being there for me.ASI Patient 2018-07-24
THANK YOU. I HAD A GOOD EXPERIENCEASI Patient 2018-07-24
Great bedside manner!ASI Patient 2018-07-20
Great!ASI Patient 2018-07-20
Dr.James is an amazing physician. He is kind and patient and did not let the fact that I am overweight interfere with his professional interaction with me. He is kind and caring and his bedside manners are second to none. Please know that you are in excellent hands and the staff is also very caring.ASI Patient 2018-07-20
I would referred any one with back and neck or any pain. Thank youASI Patient 2018-07-19
Great staff and great doctorASI Patient 2018-07-19