Dr. Plas T. James

Dr. Plas T. James

Dr. Plas T. James

Spine Surgeon

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

dr_plas_t_jamesFrom 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.

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

Dr. Plas T. James

2619 Patient Ratings
1539 Patient Comments


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.

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    On the sidelines with 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.

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    Heading on to the field

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Patient Reviews

2018-09-25

Dr. James is highly knowledgeable and empathic. He understood my pain and provided immediate and future results for my treatment and recovery.

2018-09-21

Dr James is amazing gave us hope and answered all our questions in great detail

2018-09-20

THANKS

2018-09-18

Awesome practice. I feel one hundred percent confident with Dr. James and staff. Dr. James has performed surgery on my back twice and will be doing a third. Each time, the surgery has been completely successful eliminating my pain and returning me to an optimal quality of life. Although I am not looking forward to a third surgery, I have full confidence in Dr. James.

2018-09-18

Excited to feel better!

2018-09-11

Very informative, talks a little too fast

2018-09-11

Thank you for seeing me as a new patient and explaining the symptoms with my back pain. I look forward to working with you to get well.

2018-09-07

He was extremely knowledgeable, kind, attentive, and confident. I look forward to working with him through my future treatments.

2018-09-06

Dr. Builds a great rapport with his patients. He was very informative and reassuring that my condition can and will be treated. His personality is very warm and comforting and I am looking forward to see what kind of progress I will make!

2018-09-06

Super caring and thorough. Really appreciate his efforts.

2018-09-06

Perfect

2018-09-04

Dr, James was very thorough and made me feel confident in his abilities.

2018-09-04

Great!

2018-09-04

WONDERFUL. I SHOULD HAVE COME LONG AGO.

2018-08-31

Very knowledgeable and courteous

2018-08-30

Wish him to be in network Im sad I cant afford to have a surgery with him

2018-08-30

Thank you for everything, Dr. James! You are my lifesaver - I am beyond grateful!

2018-08-30

Great visit. Worth the trip to see Dr. James. Very knowledgeable and thorough examination.

2018-08-28

Dr. James is very knowledgable with many years of experience. I feel confident in his capabilities.

2018-08-28

After being sick with nerve/neck/occipital pain for so many years, i finally feel like I have hope! Dr. James really took the time to get to the bottom of my problem and disease and is steering me in the right direction with an amazing follow up plan of action. I am leaving here VERY hopeful!!

2018-08-28

Excellent treatment! I

2018-08-28

Thank you for your compassion and optimism.

2018-08-24

Very helpful in explaining my problem and the procedure to fix it

2018-08-24

Excellent visit, very well explained, great staff

2018-08-24

Great!!!


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