Dr. James Billys, MD

Dr. James Billys, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(31)
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Dr. James Billys, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Melbourne, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2222 S Harbor City Blvd Ste 610

Melbourne, FL 32901

Contact Information

(321) 723-7716

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Coccygeal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sacrum Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Anesthesia
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release

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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

  • University of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Wabash College, Indiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Duke University Medical Center Department Of Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Duke University Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • California Pacific Medical Center, Davies Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Billys has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Billys' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Billys to family and friends
4.2
based on 31 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Billys' 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
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr Billys with my surgeon for almost 10 years. He would spend an inordinate amount of time explaining not only my diagnosis but my surgeries. His handlers as we called his office staff would get so frustrated because he would spend so much time with each patient! He moved over to Melbourne am I am...more
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I was in excruciating pain in my low back for several months, was diagnosed and had outpatient surgery for compression of nerve by narrowed facet. The pain was completely gone the next day. I’m very grateful. 2 other nurses I worked with also had procedures by Dr Billy and one was very major...more
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Dr. Billys is extremely thorough and analytical regarding each component of spine and back problems or injuries. He is totally up on the newest and/or best procedures and devices to either cure or mitigate back and spine issues with the least invasive methods. He is also careful to thoroughly...more
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This "surgeon's" failure to properly diagnose and properly treat my damaged left SI joint is/was inexcusable! He was all "gung-ho" to fix my left SI joint that was damaged by his physical therapist until his surgery failed. He then promptly disappeared as my treating MD and my only treatment plan...more
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I was happy with dr billy's. He did my, carpal. Tunnel surgery. My 2 neck disc replacements and also ulner reposition. Long in wait in office . But. What can u do with a good surgeon
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