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Hawkins, James MD


10450 W McDowell Rd #102
Avondale, AZ 85392

9327 N. 3rd St. Ste. 300
Phoenix, AZ 85020

Contact Office

Phone Number: 623.846.7614
Fax: 623.846.8919


Phoenix Orthopaedic Residency Program

Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

HonorHealth JCL Medical Center
Surgical Elite
Banner Surgery Center

Joining OrthoArizona on August 1st!

James S. Hawkins, M.D.

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. James Hawkins is a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in conditions of the back, neck, leg and arm pain related to pathology in the spine. He has extensive training in minimally invasive, decompressions and fusion involving the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine in a wide range of patients.

Dr. Hawkins sees patients that have differing lifestyles, from athletic to active to sedentary people both young and old. His goal is to deliver patient-focused care in a timely manner and respectful fashion, and he looks forward to bringing his approach to all patients he has the privilege to care for.

Dr. Hawkins’ extensive training began in a unique way, earning his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering. He later attended Medical School at the Baylor College of Medicine, moving on to completing his orthopedic residency at the Phoenix Orthopedic Residency Program and a fellowship at the San Francisco Spine Institute. Before joining OrthoArizona, he was a part of organizing and developing a comprehensive spine care center at the Phoenix VA Medical Center, combining the efforts of physical therapy, interventional pain management, chronic pain providers, primary care providers and more to provide both operative and non-operative care to veterans suffering from spine-related problems.

Outside of his role as a physician, Dr. Hawkins enjoys being active with sports and recreational activities with family including fishing, travel and hiking.

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