Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
in New Orleans
Jeffrey N James, MD, DDS
Dr. Jeffrey James is a cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon based in New Orleans. Dr. James attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine where he earned an M.D. and also completed an internship in General Surgery. Dr. James completed a 6 year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Louisiana State University during which he served as Academic Chief his 5th year and Chief Resident his last year. He had the privilege of serving on several academic committees including the Search Committee for the Department Head and Chairman of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Louisiana State University.
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 under the mentorship of Dr. Kevin Smith. He also trained under Dr. Ramon Ruiz at the Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in order to expand his expertise to include cranial vault and fronto-orbital reconstruction for craniofacial dysmorphologies. He was also mentored by Dr. Erik Nuveen at Cosmetic Surgery Affiliates furthering his competency in Cosmetic Surgery.
As a surgeon he has a great passion for improving the lives of children and women across the New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner and Baton Rouge areas. When he’s not performing his expertise as a cleft and craniofacial specialist, he performs detailed and top quality cosmetic procedures such as facelifts, rhinoplasties, and botox injections as well as Juvederm and Restylane natural dermal fillers. Dr. Jeffery James proudly teaches surgery to residents in training.
Featured Procedure: Cleft Lip and Palate Repair Surgery
Dr. Jeffrey James is the top independent Cleft Lip and Palate Repair Specialist in New Orleans. Almost 2 in every 1000 babies are born with a cleft lip or palate, many parents are deeply concerned but your child’s condition can be fixed with state-of-the-art procedures. Those suffering from cleft lip and/or palate can have normality and basic mouth functions restored. Reconstructive surgery to repair a cleft lip or cleft palate is strongly recommended within the first 12 months of life. Earlier surgery, in most cases can take place, will usually be the better. These surgeries could also include further dental/orthodontic work and/or speech therapy. Dr. James is superbly knowledgeable about this procedure and will guide you and your family through the entire process to make sure that your child has a stable and normal life post-surgery. If you are in need of cleft lip or palate surgery, make a call today.