Dr. Gregory is a well-respected orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the management and surgical treatment of shoulder and elbow problems. His general philosophy is to educate patients and partner with them to provide the highest quality care for their shoulder or elbow complaints. He prides himself on the following:
Maintaining an active interest in clinical education and research.
Extensive experience with shoulder replacements and revision surgery.
Understanding the unique demands of the overhead or elite athlete.
Minimally invasive, arthroscopic techniques to accelerate rehabilitation.
Dr. Gregory named as one of TX Top Docs 2018
As of April 2018, Dr. James Gregory has been approved as a Top Doctor by the TX Top Doc Selection Committee. Based on his education, training, accolades, awards and patient reviews, multiple members agreed on the approval of his acceptance into the highly specialized group of well-respected physicians. Dr. Gregory specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery, and invites patients to visit one of his offices to experience the cutting-edge technology and skill offered by his team.
Dr. Gregory attempts to utilize the most successful, least invasive treatments possible with a goal of minimal recuperation and downtime. One of his major research interests is utilizing stem cells to help rotator cuff healing, and he is familiar with the use of biologics such as PRP to help augment ligament or tendon repair. He combines rigorous standards and quality of care with experience and insight, integrating the best new techniques into the care of each patient.
Repaired and ready to compete in IRONMAN Texas
In this article, Dr. Gregory discusses Lawrence’s biceps repair in more detail, and Lawrence highlights his road to recovery, including a personal best time at IRONMAN 70.3 Texas in Galveston. Raising awareness about biceps injuries is important, as they can easily be treated if identified quickly.
Dr. Gregory discusses biceps ruptures on KHOU Channel 11
Lawrence Waldron tore his biceps while training. He saw Dr. Gregory in the office, and then underwent surgical repair of his biceps tendon. Six months after surgery, he was able to complete an Ironman Triathlon. His inspirational story was highlighted on KHOU channel 11, and includes Dr. Gregory discussing biceps injuries. Biceps tears can be treated successfully if they are identified within the first few weeks after the injury. If you suspect you may have injured your biceps, seek medical evaluation as soon as possible.