James Mathis, MD
  • Baylor University - B.A. in Biology
  • Texas Tech Health Sciences Center - Medical Doctorate
  • University of Illinois at Chicago - Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Foundation of Athletic Orthopedic and Reconstructive Research at University of Texas Health Science Center Houston - Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Fellowship

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

"I strive to treat all my patients as individuals with an unhurried approach in both the clinic and operating room setting. I emphasize an accurate diagnosis as the first step in a successful treatment. My goal is for my patients to have a personalized experience with an exemplary outcome"

Doctor in the Community

Team physician for Tomball High School and Tomball Memorial High School

Dr. Mathis was the first surgeon to perform a direct anterior hip replacement in The Woodlands and continues to have excellent results with this procedure. He strives to keep current with the ever changing technologies in the field of orthopaedics in order to provide the best care for his patients. Dr. Mathis resides in The Woodlands with his wife and three children.

Orthopedic Surgery

13603 Michel Road
2nd floor
Tomball, TX 77375


Treatment Focus

Joint Reconstruction

  • Hip replacement and resurfacing
  • Knee replacement : complete and partial
  • Shoulder replacement and resurfacing

Sports Medicine

  • Knee injuries : ACL reconstruction, cartilage restoration, meniscus repair, patella instability
  • Shoulder injuries : Biceps and labral disorders, rotator cuff repair, instability
  • Ankle injuries: Achilles tendon ruptures, ankle sprains

Special Procedure Expertise

  • Direct anterior total hip replacement with computer navigation
  • Revision hip arthroplasty
  • Birmingham hip resurfacing
  • Custom fit knee replacement techniques
  • Oxford partial knee replacement
  • Revision knee arthroplasty
  • Copeland shoulder resurfacing
  • Reverse shoulder arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and labral repair
  • Shoulder instability