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About Dr. James Wallace
Dr. James Wallace, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Sugar Land, TX, with other offices in Houston, TX and Gadsden, AL . He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery. Dr. Wallace is affiliated with Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, The Methodist Hospital and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. Dr. Wallace has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. James Wallace has the following 1 specialty
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
Dr. James Wallace has the following 8 expertise
- Breast Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
- Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
- Metastatic Breast Cancer
- Skin Cancer
Dr. James Wallace is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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It's not often you have a surgeon who cares, and is as qualified as James Wallace. Being comfortable other your surgeon is important. I trust him.
Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.
Dr. Wallace is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
The Methodist Hospital
Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
St Luke's Sugar Land Hospital
St Luke's Episcopal Hospital
Riverview Regional Medical Center
Memorial Hermann Hospital
Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
Mhhs Sugar Land Hospital
Gadsden Regional Hospital
Mhhs Hermann Hospital
St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital (Texas Medical Center
40 Years Experience
University of Kentucky
Graduated in 1973
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Dr. James Wallace is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Sugar Land, TX.