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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (15)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Butler is Good. Dr. Butler has been reviewed by 54 patients who have provided 15 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Butler, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Infection
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Butler graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013, 2015)


Dr. Butler has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Southern Surgical Hospital 
  • Tulane University Hospital & Clinic 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Butler MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 34 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James Butler practice?
Dr. James Butler has 1 office location.
Dr. James Butler practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Slidell, LA.
See Slidell Orthopedic Surgeons.