Dr. James Paraiso, DO

Dr. James Paraiso, DO


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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Providing state of the art minimally invasive spine surgery techniques with compassionate care.Read more

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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in Summerfield, FL |
Dr. Paraiso is wonderful, he performed Anterior cervical discectomy with fusion, or ACDF on me 02/01/2017 and I feel great, my never ending headaches of the past several years are gone. I have already recommended him to my aunt. I have had no complications and very minimal pain, my first meal was soft, all meals after have been regular. If your having spinal problems and considering surgery, make an appointment with Dr. Paraiso and let him help you feel better.
in Ocala, FL |
Dr. Parisio was recommenced to me by a fellow worker. It was explained that he would do everything to avoid the need for surgery. After seeing latie his pa and getting X-Rays it was recommended that i get 6 weeks of PT. I was able to get my own PT and agter the PT ended I was released from his care. I aam pain free with no meds, no surgery. I so appreciate the approach this practice takes, try everything before we do surgery. I feel very comfortable lending my name to support this practice.
in Ocala |
I have had 2 spinal fusions with Dr Paraiso. In 2013 had first lumbar fusion L3-L4. 4 small incisions, came home day after surgery. Recouped quickly. Next surgery I had was 2016, cervical fusion C6-C7. I have had really no pain after the surgery. It has been a month since the surgery. I only take Tylenol for any discomfort. I was only in hospital 1 1/2 days. The Villiages Hospital is a great hospital they treat you like family. I will recommend Dr Parasio for you spinal surgerys.
in Bushnell, Fl |
I had been talking about my back pain for a long time but I was afraid of the surgery and my being crippled the rest of my life. The pain finally got so bad, I called the Spine Institute for an appointment, planning to get a second opinion or a third opinion before making a decision. I met with Dr Paraiso and made the decision the same day. He gave me so much confidence in his ability to help me that I was ready. It has been six weeks since the surgery and I could not be more pleased.
in Inverness, FL |
My Husband took the day off to drive all the way to Ocala Florida due to a recommendation to get a surgery done on C2-C7 I have taken various tests and all the above, I was told I need a plate and screws in that section. I arrived at the office Dr. Paraiso, Shared with Me He does not do that kind of Surgery on the spine, due to He does not have that kind of equipment in the hospitals of Ocala.its a mess even though Blessed not being informed when they have records of me sent to their offic
in Ocala, FL |
I did not care for him at all or his staff. It took around 7 weeks to get in to see his pa. Then over another 7 months for the surgery. He sent me to his good friend Dr.Decker to see what he thought. He never told me why he did that. He would order stuff with other doctors never tell me he did it or why he did it.I asked his office manager why he sent me to Shane's and he stated I don't know.He ordered home health to come to my house to change the bandage. I did not have the surgery with him.
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Dr. Paraiso's Care Philosophy

Providing state of the art minimally invasive spine surgery techniques with compassionate care.

Dr. Paraiso's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Background Check

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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • 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)
  • 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 Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture


  • Medical School
    Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Genesys Regional Medical Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Genesys Regional Medical Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Florida Orthopedic Institute

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Florida

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Procedures Performed

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