Recently, Dr. Gregory was selected as one the American Orthopaedic Association’s Emerging Leaders. Identification as an Emerging Leader is a mark of prestige, and is reserved for a highly select group of orthopaedists who are poised to impact the field of orthopaedic surgery now and in the future. Currently, Dr. Gregory is participating the AOA annual meeting, and is working with faculty from Harvard University to hone leadership skills. As an Emerging Leader, Dr. Gregory works with other talented orthopaedic surgeons nationwide to help direct the future of orthopaedic care in the decades to come.
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.
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. View Link
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. View Link
Do you have chronic shoulder pain? It may be arthritis. Dr. Gregory was featured for a live 30 minute interview on Doctor Radio, SiriusXM channel 110. He fielded questions from callers nationwide about treatment and prevention of arthritis. As a shoulder and elbow specialist, he encounters patients with arthritis frequently, and commonly performs anatomic and reverse shoulder replacements to help patients get rid of pain, and get back to their normal function.
To become a top orthopaedic surgeon, one must master arthroscopic skills. Arthroscopy is the use of minimally invasive incisions and specialized fiber optic instruments to see inside joints and fix problems. Dr. Gregory is an expert in arthroscopic treatment of shoulder and elbow problems. In a recent internationally broadcast webinar, he taught young orthopaedic surgeons tips and tricks to improve their arthroscopic skills and avoid common pitfalls.