Dr. James Chappuis F A C S, MD

Dr. James Chappuis F A C S, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. James Chappuis F A C S, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Medical College of Ohio in 1980 and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

3161 Howell Mill Rd NW Ste 400

Atlanta, GA 30327

Contact Information

(404) 351-5812

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Bluegrass Family Health

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Dr. Chappuis F A C S' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chappuis F A C S "I want our patients to feel that we are practicing medicine the way it used to be, with the care and attention to detail that is often lost in today's mega practices. Dr. James L. Chappuis has been certified by the American Board of Spine Surgery and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons for 25 years. Dr. Chappuis is also a Fellow, American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S). Dr. Chappuis was voted Atlanta "Top Doc" by Atlanta Magazine 2014 and 2015 Edition."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chappuis F A C S "Dr. James L. Chappuis has a passion for helping patients to recover from debilitating spinal disorders using the latest surgical technology. For conditions which do not warrant surgery, Dr. Chappuis believes in the merging of customary medical techniques with complementary and holistic options to provide patients with the greatest chance to heal and recover."

5  Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

39  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Strain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Spur
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lupus
  • Neck Bone Trauma
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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18  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Spinal Exposure
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Revision of Arthroplasty Surgery
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine and Back Procedures
  • Spine Surgery

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.

Education

  • University of Toledo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Medical College of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Mercy Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Campbell Fndn University Of Tn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Methodist Hsp Central Unit
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chappuis F A C S has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chappuis F A C S' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chappuis F A C S to family and friends
130 total reviews (40 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (130)

  • 5
    (113)
  • 4
    (7)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Chappuis F A C S' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (40)

I will recommend the SCA.
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Very friendly and accommodating staff and with excellent customer service. The flexible hours really worked with my schedule and allowed me to get the treatment I needed.
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Dr. Chappuis was awesome. I had my surgery about a month and a half ago and my incision looks great. Thanks Doc
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He CARES.....
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Fantastic Doc and fantastic PA. The PA spent lots of time with me on two separate occasions. The PA was filling in for another PA in a separate area of the practice, the PA ( Ton, I think was his name) remembered every aspect of my treatment and past history! I was very impressed! I also saw Dr...more
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