Dr. Paul James, MD

Dr. Paul James, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o
(8)

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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

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Top Care Areas

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

Obesity
very high
more than 92% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 77% of peers
Benign Tumor
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. James'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

8  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. James has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tigrinya

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. James' Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. James to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. James' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...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...more
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