Dr. Plas James, MD

Dr. Plas James, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Plas James, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

5667 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 220

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 252-2422

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Herniated Disc
more than 45% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 41% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
more than 33% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. James does not have any board certifications listed.

41  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Tulane University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Beth Israel Hospital Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. James has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. James has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. James' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. James to family and friends
45 total reviews (20 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. James' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

My experience with Dr. James was a very positive one. He was kind and very patient. I was grateful for the time that he took to explain my condition using visuals and multiple examples. He was willing to answer questions and even told me that if I had additional questions that he would be...more
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The only thing I am sorry about is not having surgery sooner! I forgot what it was like before pain. I woke up with no more burning, pins & needles or pain. It has been 6 weeks & feeling better every day. So thankful fo Dr. James & his staff!
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Dr James seems to be a very knowledgeable Dr. I was very pleased with him on my first visit. I will continue seeing him. He did a thorough exam, answered questions and explained my situation in depth. I high recommend Dr James. The staff was excellent as well. Thank you all for your service!!
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Dr. James did my L2/L3 and L3/L4 lateral fusion on 1/31/18 and I'm finally pain free, been dealing with back, hip and leg pain for over 10yrs. His staff is excellent and friendly and surgery went great. I've had 3 other back procedures and this was hands down the smoothest. Highly recommend!
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I had a great experience today via many viewpoints...he is great-caring- doctor who answered my questions thoroughly and walked me thru my MRI with great precision. A great experience in every way.
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