Dr. Paul J. James, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 56

Metropolitan Houston Surgery Associates, PLLC
2101 Crawford St Ste 304
Houston, TX 77002
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Dr. James' Offices

Metropolitan Houston Surgery Associates, PLLC
Metropolitan Houston Surgery Associates, PLLC
2101 Crawford St Ste 304
Houston, TX 77002
  • New Patient:
    1-888-714-4799
    Existing Patient:
    (713) 659-1728
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Dr. James' Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Pearland Medical Center
11100 Shadow Creek Pkwy
Pearland, TX 77584
Saint Joseph Medical Center
1401 St Joseph Pkwy
Houston, TX 77002

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. James accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    Metropolitan Houston Surgery Associates, PLLC
    2101 Crawford St Ste 304
    Houston, TX 77002
    New Patient:
    1-888-714-4799
    Existing Patient:
    (713) 659-1728
    Contact Information
    (713) 659-7808 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • UnitedHealthCare
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  2. Dr. James' Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Bariatric Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Appendectomy
    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Biopsy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Whipple Procedure
    • Wound Care and Management
    2
    • Abdominal Hernia
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Obesity
    • Wound Infection
    3

    Background Check for Dr. James

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    St Joseph Hospital
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    St Joseph Hospital
    Complete in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. James & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Tigrinya
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  3. Dr. James' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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      Pearland Medical Center

    • Park Plaza Hospital

    • Saint Joseph Medical Center

    • First Surgical Hospital

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    4.6
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    • 1 review

    4.6 out of 5

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    2 out of 5
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