Jeffrey James

Program Director

Jeffrey James

Program Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery

Other Duties

Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Bio

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.

  • GC 1061

Education

  • MD, Medicine Louisiana State University Hea, 2010

  • DDS, Dentistry University of Texas Health Sci, 2007

  • BA, Chemistry, General Texas A&M University, 2004

Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery 2019

  • Board Certified, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 2016

  • Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery Oklahoma University, 2014

  • PHY Florida Medical Board, 2013

  • PHY Oklahoma State Medical Board, 2013

  • PHY Louisiana State Medical Board, 2013

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Louisiana State University, 2013

  • General Surgery Internship Louisiana State University, 2011

  • DEN GA Professional Licensing Brd, 2017

  • PHY State of Georgia, 2017

Awards & Honors

  • Certificate of Appreciation Operation Smile, 2019

  • Certificate of Appreciation Oral Health and Diagnostic Science Dept, 2018

  • Certificate of Service Health Volunteers Overseas, 2018

  • National Defense Service Medal United States Air Force, 2017

  • Air Force Training Ribbon United States Air Force, 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • IDSR 7040

    OMS - Surgery Conference III
  • OMFS 5901

    Oral Surgery Clinic
  • OMFS 5902

    Oral Surgery Clinic
  • OMSR 6121

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care I
  • OMSR 7121

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care III
  • OMSR 8121

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care V
  • OMSR 9121

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care VII
  • OMSR 6021

    Oral Surgery Didactics I
  • OMSR 7021

    Oral Surgery Didactics III
  • OMSR 8021

    Oral Surgery Didactics V
  • OMSR 9021

    Oral Surgery Didactics VII
  • OMFS 5903

    Oral Surgery Hospital Clinic
  • RSUR 5006

    Oral Surgery Internship
  • IDSR 8040

    Orth-OMS - Surgery Conf V
  • IDSR 6040

    Ortho-OMS Surgery Conf I
  • OMFS 5003

    Advanced Oral Surgery
  • OMFS 5002

    Fundamentals of Oral Surgery
  • ODOM 5003

    Medically Complex Patient
  • OMSR 6032

    OMS - Pathology Conference II
  • OMSR 8032

    OMS - Pathology Conference VI
  • OMSR 9032

    OMS - Pathology Conference VII
  • IDSR 7041

    OMS - Surgery Conference IV
  • OMSR 7032

    OMS Pathology Conference IV
  • OMSR 9131

    Oral Surgery Clinic Care VIII
  • OMSR 6131

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care
  • OMSR 7131

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care IV
  • OMSR 8131

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care VI
  • OMSR 6031

    Oral Surgery Didactics II
  • OMSR 7031

    Oral Surgery Didactics IV
  • OMSR 8031

    Oral Surgery Didactics VI
  • OMSR 9031

    Oral Surgery Didactics VIII
  • IDSR 8041

    Ortho-OMS - Surgery Conference
  • IDSR 9041

    Ortho-OMS Surgery Conference V
  • IDSR 6041

    Orthodontic-OMS -Surg Conf II

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Prenatal Counseling, Ultrasound Diagnosis, and the Role of Maternal-Fetal Medicine of the cleft lip and palate patient, 2016
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Extensive traumatic anterior skull base fractures with cerebrospinal fluid leak: classification and repair techniques using combined vascularized tissue flaps, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Refractory and resistant nasal asymmetry: treatment options for the facial surgeon, 2015
    Abstract
  • Current treatment for cleft deformities, 2014
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Department Service

  • Director, The Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic at the DCG 2018 - Present

  • Director, Undergraduate Oral and Maxillofacial Education 2018 - Present

College Service

  • Assistant Medical Director, AU Surgical Center 2018 - Present

  • SARC Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Advanced Education Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Research Group on Adverse Childhood Experiences 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Opioids Working Reasearch Group 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Special Interest Group - Facial Cosmetic Surgery 2018 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Special Interest Group - Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery 2017 - Present

    Role: Member