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James, Jeffrey N, MD, DDS, FACS

Administrative Title: 
Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program
Director, Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic at the DCG
Director, Undergraduate Oral and Maxillofacial Education
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Facial Cosmetic Surgery
Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery
Pediatric Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

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Faculty Title

  • Associate Professor

Medical Degree

  • Louisiana State University


  • Louisiana State University


  • Louisiana State University


  • Oklahoma University

Board Info

  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Certified

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. He attended Texas A&M University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics. Dr. James attended the 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 authored 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 Surgery and in the final stages of becoming dual board certified with the addition of a board certification in Facial Cosmetic Surgery.
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