Dr. Paul James, MD

Dr. Paul James, MD

Save
General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o
(8)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Paul James, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

Metropolitan Houston Surgery Associates PLLC

2101 Crawford St Ste 304

Houston, TX 77002
Get Directions

Accepted insurance

  • 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

Learn about Dr. James

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

1

Specialties

  • General Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
8

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Obesity
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Wound Infection
19

Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastrotomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Whipple Procedure
  • Wound Care and Management

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

Dr. James does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. James and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. James' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. James to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (2 with 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)

in Houston, TX |
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
Flag this
Was this helpful?
in Bridge City, TX |
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
Flag this
Was this helpful?

Visit Dr. James

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. James accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • 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
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. James has admitting privileges

Pearland Medical Center
11100 Shadow Creek Parkway
Pearland, TX 77584
View Hospital Profile
Park Plaza Hospital
1313 Hermann Dr
Houston, TX 77004
View Hospital Profile
Saint Joseph Medical Center
1401 St Joseph Pkwy
Houston, TX 77002
View Hospital Profile
First Surgical Hospital
4801 Bissonnet St
Bellaire, TX 77401
View Hospital Profile

More General Surgery Specialists like Dr. James at Metropolitan Houston Surgery Associates PLLC

General Surgery Specialist
(1)