Dr. James Paraiso, DO

Dr. James Paraiso, DO

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Dr. James Paraiso, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Ocala, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery.

1500 SE Magnolia Ext Ste 104

Ocala, FL 34471

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Paraiso's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Paraiso "Providing state of the art minimally invasive spine surgery techniques with compassionate care."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

57  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • 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 Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis

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24  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • 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, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

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 Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Genesys Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Genesys Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Florida Orthopedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paraiso has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paraiso's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paraiso to family and friends
37 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (5)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Paraiso's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

I had tried all other alternative treatments before electing to have spinal surgery. I have known Dr. Paraiso personally for many years and know of others who have been treated by him and his staff. I highly recommend Dr. Paraiso
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Dr. Paraiso is such a good surgeon! I’ve been in pain for 3 years and he finally listened to me and performed ACDF surgery and I’m feeling so much better! However, his staff lacks luster. They have sent over wrong areas to do MRI’s on, will NOT return phone calls, have no etiquette toward the...more
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I had spinal fusion 11 days ago and the pain I've been suffering with for years is gone. Recovery has been amazing. I should be back to work full time next week.
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Does not spend a lot of time with patients. Does not like to review MRI on the computer with patient. His admin people do not listen. He gave us names of people for additional therapy such as physical and injections who were not in our insurance network. They do not return calls. It is like...more
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First visit went well .sent to pain management to try shots ..I told him they did not work .but he said we need to start there so he knows where to go ...on the second visit get told different story now there is nothing he can do and sending me to a different pain management..I mentioned that both...more
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