Dr. James Butts Jr, MD

Dr. James Butts Jr, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. James Butts Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gainesville, GA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.

725 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE Ste 285

Gainesville, GA 30501

Contact Information

(770) 536-2323

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 90% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
more than 85% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Butts Jr "Our physicians and staff are experts when it comes to providing a wide variety of surgical services using the latest minimally invasive techniques."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated


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59  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Preceptor For Covidien, Teaching Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Butts Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Butts Jr' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Butts Jr to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Butts Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Been seeing him since 2000 and this has included a number of major surgeries, including cancer twice. Can't recommend him enough for the care, compassion he shows his patients. Listens and is honest with you when giving a diagnosis.
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