James Michael Graham, Ph.D., M.D.

9200 Pinecroft Drive, Suite 280
The Woodlands, Texas 77380

Telephone: 281-296-9444
Facsimile: 281-419-6788


  • The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 1975
    • Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, 1980

  • The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas
    • Doctor of Medicine, 1984
    • Intern, General Surgery, 1984-1985
    • Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1985-1989
    • Chief Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1988-1989

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    • Fellowship, Spine Surgery, 1989-1990

    Board Certification

  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1992
  • Recertification, The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2002
  • Recertification, The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2012

    Professional Society Memberships

  • The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The North American Spine Society
  • The Texas Orthopaedic Association
  • The Texas Medical Association
  • The Harris County Medical Society
  • The Houston Orthopaedic Society

    Current Position

  • Private practice of Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery for 27 years

    Administrative Positions

  • Member, Patient Safety Committee, North American Spine Society, 2007-2015
  • President, Texas Spine Society, 2000-2001
  • Chairman, Surgery Committee, Houston Northwest Medical Center, 2000-2001

    Continuing Medical Education

  • North American Spine Society, Annual meetings 2004 through 2017.
  • The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual meetings 1986 through 2007.
  • Federation of Spine Associations, Annual meetings 1990 through 2007.
  • The Texas Spine Society, Annual meetings 1997 through 2008.

    Selected Publications

  • Wong, D., Bartol, S., Brooks, A., Danisa, O., Easa, J., Ferraro, F., Graham, J., Graff, M., Haak, M., Huddleston, P., Ibrahim, K., Mauri, T., Reynolds, J., Richardson, W., Shonnard, N., Spivak, J., Watters, W., Sign, Mark & X-RayPrevention of Wrong-Site Spinal Surgery, North American Spine Society, pp. 1-9, 2014.
  • Graham, J.M., Spinal Tuberculosis, Rehabilitation of the Spine, pp. 387-390, Mosby, 1992.

  • Graham, J.M. and Kozak, J.A., Rectus Sheath Hematoma after Anterior Lumbar Fusion, Spine, 16, pp. 1377-1381, 1991.

  • Tan, S.B., Kozak, J.A., and Graham, J.M., Anterior Lumbar Fusion with Femoral Cortex Allograft: Surgical Technique and Preliminary Results, poster presentation at the 58th Annual Meeting of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Anaheim, California,1991.

  • Tan, S.B., Kozak, J.A., and Graham, J.M., Anterior Lumbar Fusion Using Femoral Cortical Allograft, Journal of Orthopaedic Surgical Techniques, 5, pp. 83-87, 1990.

  • Browner, B.D., Cole, J.D., Graham, J.M., Bondurant, F.J, Nunchuck-Burns, S., and Cotler, H.B., Delayed Posterior Internal Fixation of Unstable Pelvic Fractures, Journal of Trauma, 27 (9), pp. 998-1006, 1987.

  • 15 other scientific publications (1977 - 1981) related to basic science research studies done during graduate school at the University of Texas at Austin available upon request.