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Dr. James Butler, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.1 (27)
Map Pin Small Slidell, LA
Accepting new patients
46 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Butler, MD

Dr. James Butler, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgery Specialist in Slidell, LA. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 46 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Tulane University of Louisiana and is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore and Slidell Memorial Hospital. Dr. Butler, completed a residency at Tulane University School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Butler an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Butler works at Practice in Slidell, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Back Pain and Intervertebral Disc Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Butler's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Elite. Orthopaedic Specialists
    1150 Robert Blvd Ste 240, Slidell, LA 70458 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (985) 646-3662
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 14:30

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore
  • Slidell Memorial Hospital

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Treatment frequency



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Back Pain
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Herniated Disc
Hip Tendinitis
Joint Pain
Knee Ligament Tears
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Upper Back Pain
Arthrocentesis
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Steroid Injection
Achilles Tendinitis
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Cancer
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Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondromalacia
Chordoma
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Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Femoral Stress Fracture
Femur Fracture
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Hip Fracture
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Humerus Fracture
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral Epicondylitis
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Sprain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteopenia
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Dislocation
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Rib Fracture
Sacral Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stress Fracture of Foot
Systemic Sclerosis
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Vertebral Column Tumors
Wrist Fracture
Ankle Arthroscopy
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Meniscus Surgery
Menisectomy
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neurostimulator Implantation
Periacetabular Osteotomy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
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    4.1
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    About Dr. James Butler, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 46 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1609960541
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • Charity Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. James Butler, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Butler is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Butler has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Butler has seen patients for Back Pain and Intervertebral Disc Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Butler on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    27 patients have reviewed Dr. Butler. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Butler.

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