James Adams, MD

Adams, James, MD

Special Clinical Interest

Orthopedic surgery of the hand and upper extremity

Additional Info

Dr. Adams currently practices at West Texas Orthopedics.

Q&A with Dr. Adams

Q: What is your specialty?
A: Hand and upper extremity surgery.

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: Exercise and teach wine classes.

Q: Do you have children?
A: Two daughters and five grandkids.

Q: How long have you been practicing?
A: 39 years.

Q: What else should we know about you?

A: I lived in Utah for 35 years and then returned to West Texas because I wanted to come home.


Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Hand, Orthopedics

Primary Location

  • 5615 Deauville Blvd., Suite 220
  • Midland
  • TX
  • 79706
  • (432)221-4004

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education:

    University of Texas Medical Branch,
    Galveston, Texas 1966-1970 MD

    Texas Tech University,
    Lubbock, Texas 1962-1966 BS

  • Internship:

    General Surgery Internship University of Texas in San Antonio, Texas

  • Residency:

    Orthopedic Surgery Residence University of Texas in San Antonio, Texas

  • Medical Fellowships:

    University of Loma Linda University Medical Center Hand Surgery

  • Employment History:

    Private practice Hand surgery Ogden, Utah 1980-present
    Private practice orthopedic surgery 1977-1980
    United States Air Force, Hill Air Force Base, Ogden, Utah 1975-1977

  • Medical Certifications:

    American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

  • Professional Society:

    Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) hand surgery 1990, 2000,2010,2020
    Active Member American Society of Surgery of the Hand 1986 – present
    Associate Member of American Society of Surgery of the hand 1983-1985
    Utah Medical Association 1980-present