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Dr. James Carson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
3.3 (20)
Map Pin Small The Woodlands, TX
Accepting new patients
13 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. James Carson, MD

Dr. James Carson, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in The Woodlands, TX. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 13 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood and HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest. Dr. Carson, completed a residency at Howard University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Carson an average 3.3 star rating.

Dr. Carson works at Next Generation Orthopedic and Spine Institute in The Woodlands, TX with other offices in Humble, TX and Kingwood, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Hip Fracture and Femur Fracture along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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.

Dr. Carson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Next Generation Orthopedic and Spine Institute
    200 Valley Wood Dr Ste A300, The Woodlands, TX 77380 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Next Generation Orthopedic and Spine Institute
    1485 FM 1960 Bypass Rd E Ste 260, Humble, TX 77338 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (936) 553-3054
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    HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood
    22999 Highway 59 N, Kingwood, TX 77339 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Hip Fracture
Femur Fracture
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Hip Fracture
Femur Fracture
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Ankle Fracture
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Cervical Radiculopathy
Chondromalacia
Femoral Neck Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Joint Pain
Knee Fracture
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Radiculopathy
Shoulder Fracture
Spine Deformities
Tibial Fracture
Wrist Fracture
Arthrocentesis
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Replacement
Steroid Injection
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
AC Joint Injury
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Broken Neck
Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Congenital Hand Anomaly
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Hip Dysplasia
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Dislocation
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
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Marfan Syndrome
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Meniscus Tear
Morton's Neuroma
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Trigger Finger
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Carpal Tunnel Release
Closed Hip Fracture Treatment
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Elbow Repair
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Ganglion
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Fracture Treatment Closed
Foot Fracture Treatment Open
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Joint Drainage
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement Revision
Lateral Retinaculum Patella Release
Meniscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Open Hip Fracture Treatment
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Patellar Tendon Repair
Peripheral Nerve Block
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Separated Shoulder Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Fusion
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wound Repair
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Ambetter
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Humana
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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    Ratings & Reviews

    3.3
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (8)
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    About Dr. James Carson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 13 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1780978775
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Chicago
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Howard University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Howard University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood
    • HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. James Carson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Carson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Carson has seen patients for Hip Fracture and Femur Fracture, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Carson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    20 patients have reviewed Dr. Carson. The overall rating for this provider is 3.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Carson.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Carson, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Carson appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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