Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery
Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Jeffrey N James currently serves as Associate Professor and Program Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Augusta University. He is the Director of The Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery Clinic at the DCG and the Director of Undergraduate Education. Dr. James serves in the United States Air Force Reserves as a staff surgeon for the Air Force and Army Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program. Dr. James attended Texas A&M University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics. He attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine where he earned an M.D. and completed an internship in General Surgery. He received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Dental Branch while he concurrently worked towards a Masters in Physics from the University of Houston. Dr. James completed a six-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Louisiana State University. Following his residency, Dr. James furthered his education by participating in several fellowship opportunities. He received a certificate in Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery from the University of Oklahoma. He also trained at the Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital to expand his expertise to include cranial vault and front-orbital reconstruction for craniofacial dysmorphologies. He then trained at Cosmetic Surgery Affiliates furthering his competency as a Cosmetic Surgeon. Prior to his present position, Dr. James had dual academic appointments as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Tulane University department of Otolaryngology. He also participated as a lead surgeon on the Cleft and Craniofacial Team at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans as well as practice full scope Facial Cosmetic Surgery and Oral / Maxillofacial Surgery in private practice. He has au-thored multiple papers and book chapters in the fields of cosmetic, cleft, craniofacial, and trauma surgery, which are his main interests. Dr. James is board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Sur-gery and in the final stages of becoming dual board certified with the addition of a board certification in Facial Cosmetic Surgery.