Dr. James Davidson, DO

Dr. James Davidson, DO

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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48 y/o
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Dr. James Davidson, DO is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

Orthopaedic Specialties of Tampa Bay

1011 Jeffords St Bldg D

Clearwater, FL 33756
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Davidson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Davidson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Davidson "Dr. J Byron Davidson, DO, has been in practice for 15 years and is an Orthopedic Surgeon on staff at Largo Medical Center. Dr. Davidson completed his medical school training and residency at The University of North Texas Science Center at Fort Worth. Dr. Davidson completed his fellowship at The Florida Spine Institute and his internship at Doctor's Hospital at Ohio University. As an Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Davidson treats conditions and performs procedures related to Orthopedic Medicine, including; Scoliosis, physical injuries, Spine Diseases, Disorders, Herniated Discs, and Spinal Cord Injuries. Dr. Davidson is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Davidson's primary office is located at Orthopedic Specialties of Tampa Bay, located in Clearwater, Florida."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Davidson "Continued tradition of over thirty years of multi-specialty orthopaedic care for North and Central Pinellas County with a focus on treating our patients as we ourselves would be treated. Areas of expertise: Spine (Back) Surgery, Spine (Back) Diseases & Disorders, Spine Injuries."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*

87  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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31  Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Univ Of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College Of Osteopathic Medicine, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Ohio University-Doctor's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Ohio University-Doctor's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Florida Spine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Davidson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Davidson's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Davidson to family and friends
50 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

  • 5
    (39)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Davidson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

I had a cyst on my sciatic nerve caused from a car accident. I suffered 4 month and had shots acupuncture and therapy. The pain was more than I could stand. I was sent to Dr. Davidson and had surgery to remove the cyst. He saved my life. After surgery I got up and the pain was gone. I still have...more
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Not pleased with his surgery performance, get a second opinion!!
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I'm two weeks out from surgery, and although I have some of the very normal "surgical" pain remnants, I feel fantastic!!! I am thrilled with the outcome of my surgery. Dr. Davidson and his entire team, including those at the Surgery Center, were absolutely fantastic! This team truly knows how to...more
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Dr Davidson is a surgeon so expect surgery.Which is open back ,less invasive is not availible no matter what they tell you.Had a fusion [lumbar] in 2010 for leg pain now i have lower back pain and leg pain for the last 8 years almost unbearable at times. Had a office visit in 2018 very...more
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Dr Davidson's staff are wonderful. Every staff member I had contact with was friendly and genuinely cared about my experience. I think they really love their jobs. I don't often see that at a doctor's office. Dr Davidson was thorough in his explanation of my condition and the procedures necessary...more
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