Tampa, Pinellas, Ft. Myers, Pinellas, Bradenton

Brian C. James, M.D.

Brian C. James, M.D. is dual board certified physician and is a Diplomate of the Board in Anesthesiology as well Pain Management. He specializes in the evaluation and treatment of acute and chronic painful conditions. Dr. James utilizes a thorough multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating an array of disorders from acute trauma, repetitive stress injury, neuralgias, and other pain disorder. He has performed over 25,000 surgical and non-surgical procedures during his 20+ year career.

Dr. James is a compassionate, caring, and understanding physician having been a pain patient himself many years ago. He specializes in advanced interventions to alleviate pain and restore function. This includes the use of fluoroscopic guidance to target pain generators and precisely deliver therapies such as diagnostic anesthetic injections, steroid injections, and the use of chemical agents or radio frequency to ablate nerves that are causing pain and dysfunction. Dr. James is highly experienced in the interpretation of electro-diagnostics, and advanced imaging to evaluate his patients for care plans that include diagnostic and therapeutic branch blocks, and epidural steroid injections, and rhizotomy for pain management.

Dr. James earned his doctorate at Louisiana State Medical School in New Orleans, LA. He completed his anesthesiology residency at Ochsner Foundation, also in New Orleans, LA, and continued his training with an accredited fellowship at the world renowned Mayo Clinic.

In addition to being in clinical practice since 1995, Dr. James has been involved in research and significant advancements in the field of Pain Medicine. In 1997 Dr. James patented a neuromuscular heating device which has been in use since and has helped thousands of patients regain a pain-free lifestyle. Dr. James is available for consultation of acute and chronic post-traumatic conditions.

  • Medical School

    Louisiana State Medical School

  • Residency

    Ochsner Foundation, New Orleans, LA

  • Fellowship

    Mayo Clinic

  • Specialty

    Spinal Stenosis – Central and Foraminal
    Herniated Discs
    Radiculopathy
    Sciatica
    Spinal Facet Joint Syndrome/Pain
    Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome/Pain
    Nerve Impingement
    Headache
    Joint Pain/Arthritis
    Pain from Tendons and Ligaments Spasticity Due to Trauma

  • Locations

    Tampa, Ft. Myers, Pinellas, Bradenton

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