Dr. Paul James, MD

Dr. Paul James, MD

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59 y/o
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Dr. Paul James, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Metropolitan Houston Surgery Associates PLLC

2101 Crawford St Ste 304

Houston, TX 77002
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. James' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. James treats Ulcer more than 93% of his peers

Dr. James treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Lipomas
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. James treats Lipomas more than 79% of his peers

Dr. James treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Incisional Hernia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. James treats Incisional Hernia more than 71% of his peers

Dr. James treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Dr. James' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Obesity
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroidectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Whipple Procedure
Wound Care and Management
Wound Infection
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul James, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1991
    St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1987
    St Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Tigrinya
  • English

Awards

Dr. James' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. James

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr James was great but waiting for almost 2 hours every visit is a bit much. Calling staff with questions was difficult especially when I have been calling for the office mgr they have never return any calls as promised and now im sitting in limbo just waiting around this is worst service I have...Read More
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Dr. James did my sleeve surgery in February. This was almost a year long process in order to be approved by my insurance. I was very impressed with Dr. James and the whole office staff. Everyone was so nice and helpful. Dr. James is an awesome doctor. I felt completely comfortable with him doing...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
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UnitedHealthCare
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