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 2019-06-13
Very knowledgeable accompanied by an excellent staff. Friendly environment!ASI Patient 2019-06-11
THANK YOU FOR YOUR EXPERT KNOWLEDGE AND COURTESYASI Patient 2019-06-11
Great service and analysisASI Patient 2019-06-07
I had my first consult with Dr James today. I feel he spent appropriate time on my issue and we have a plan to get additional testing before he makes his recommendation. He was very thorough, took time to explain things, and answer questions. I was very impressed not only with his knowledge, but the caring way/manner he has. I look forward to the next step to better living.ASI Patient 2019-06-07
Great new onsite compared to previous drsASI Patient 2019-06-06
Great, thorough, complete exam, good technician for X-ray purposes. Wish there was a portal to access results and message the doctor.ASI Patient 2019-06-06
PLEASE keep the good work, we always came with confidenceASI Patient 2019-06-06
Great doctor, great experience during visit.ASI Patient 2019-06-04
Thorough care...easy to talk to...did not have to waitASI Patient 2019-06-04
Great !ASI Patient 2019-05-31
Dr. James is very thorough, caring, and prompt. I feel that he truly cares about the wellbeing of his patients!ASI Patient 2019-05-30
Very Through Doctor. Would Highly recommend!!!!ASI Patient 2019-05-30
Fantastic. I feel I will get better soon.ASI Patient 2019-05-30
Dr. James is great and is truly gifted. I enjoyed my experience with him and his great staffASI Patient 2019-05-23
Great doctor - will recommend.ASI Patient 2019-05-17
Amazing staff!ASI Patient 2019-05-14
Thank you so much for finally finding the issue.ASI Patient 2019-05-14
See you in 2 weeks!ASI Patient 2019-05-14
Fantastic. Very thorough process. Felt like they really get to know you holistically.ASI Patient 2019-05-10
Excellent and thorough.ASI Patient 2019-05-09
Thank you guys so much for taking the time to explain my medical condition in terms I can understand. Thank you!ASI Patient 2019-05-09
Great job!ASI Patient 2019-05-09
Very informative and explained everything clearly.ASI Patient 2019-05-09
Dr. James is awesome!ASI Patient 2019-05-09
Dr. James was great. He was very helpful and polite. I would recommend him to anyone.