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

2887 Patient Ratings
1707 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

2019-04-19

Dr. James is so great! Very thorough and kind.

2019-04-18

Very thorough

2019-04-18

Good

2019-04-18

Very good experience and very knowledgeable! Glad I found him.

2019-04-16

Great experience

2019-04-16

Great service

2019-04-09

Amazing doctor, amazing staff. Thank you

2019-04-05

Thanks

2019-04-04

Very informative.

2019-04-02

Dr James was extremely thorough and worked with me in full detail. Immediate communication was done with an infectious disease doctor while we waited to expedite the care and start treatment

2019-04-02

Thank you so much

2019-03-29

Dr. James was great and very thorough.

2019-03-29

Wonderful experience

2019-03-29

Wonderful experience

2019-03-29

Dr. James is very thorough and provides comprehensive information.

2019-03-29

Dr. Plas was excellent and very informative!

2019-03-28

Dr. James explained everything to me in great detail plus it is the most thorough exam I think I've ever had. He took his time also and was in no rush. He gave me lots of time to ask questions.

2019-03-28

Maybe make the game plan for patients a little bit clearer, I kinda felt like it was just thrown on me with no clear understanding of order.

2019-03-26

Doctor and staff were very attentive, answered all my questions, and spent proper amount of time with me. I was very happy with my first visit.

2019-03-26

Very informative and cared about my well being

2019-03-26

Great staff! Was seen within 10minutes of schedule appointment time. Doctor was great.

2019-03-26

Dr. James is an expert - thorough, kind, genius ....

2019-03-22

Dr. Plas was outstanding. He was professional, caring, and a true expert in the field. I am so glad I found his practice and am in good hands like Allstate.

2019-03-22

Keep up good service

2019-03-21

The best dr in the world!,


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