Doctors

PRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • ARIZONA SPINE CARE
    9305 WEST THOMAS ROAD, SUITE 555
    PHOENIX, ARIZONA 85037
    Office 623-742-9975
    Fax 623-742-9976
  • ARIZONA SPINE CARE
    3135 EAST LINCOLN DRIVE
    PHOENIX, ARIZONA 85016-2317
    Office 623-742-9975
    Fax 623-742-9976

Dr. James Hawkins is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and fellowship trained spinal surgery specialist. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the founder and president of Arizona Spine Care.

Dr. Hawkins early work was in mechanical engineering with degrees from California Polytechnic and Northwestern. He also holds a professional license in mechanical engineering. This led him to Texas where he began medical pursuits with a degree for Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Hawkins performed his residency at the Phoenix Orthopedic Residency Program and his fellowship at Spine Care and the San Francisco Spine Institute.

Dr. Hawkins has been caring for patients in the Valley since 1999. He continues to welcome new patients into the practice to care for both their spinal and orthopedic needs.

Summary

Doctor of medicine and orthopedic surgeon. Fellowship trained spinal surgeon with emphasis on minimally invasive techniques, non-operative modalities, and adult deformity. Also a professional engineer with experience in research, design, and development experience in medical, aerospace, and computer industries.

Education

  • SpineCare, San Francisco Spine Institute, Spine Fellowship 2004 – 2005
  • Phoenix Orthopedic Residency Program, Orthopedic Residency 1999 – 2004
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Doctorate in Medicine 1995 – 1999
  • Northwestern University, Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering 1991 – 1992
  • California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering 1986 – 1989
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