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Kenneth A. James, MD

96.8% Patient Satisfaction based on 90 ratings

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4.84
Based on 90 ratings
5 stars (79)
87.8%
4 stars (9)
10.0%
3 stars (1)
1.1%
2 stars (1)
1.1%
1 star (0)
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About Kenneth A. James:

Dr. James is a board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist who moved out to Laguna Beach from New York City in January 2007 where he had been in private practice for 18 years.

He graduated from the University of Rochester and then completed medical school at the Chicago Medical School. His OB/GYN training was done at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and then began his career in private practice in NYC. He built a large, respected and successful practice and his patients were sad to see him leave the NYC area.

Dr. James has a tremendous passion for obstetrics. He specializes in low and high-risk obstetrics. He has extensive experience in all types of pregnancy issues. For example: hypertensive disorders, diabetes, preterm labor and multiple gestation. He is also very skilled in operative deliveries and cesarean sections.

Gynecologically he loves spending time talking with his patients about preventive care. He is very thorough when following his patients with their routine gynecologic care. He spends equal time with all his patients whether adolescent, reproductive age or menopausal. Dr. James is very competent in a multitude of surgical procedures. He enjoys laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, vaginal and abdominal procedures. He spends plenty of time discussing all the options with each patient in order to readily prepare them for their procedure.

He comes from an extended family of Obstetrician and Gynecologists. His father, Dr. David James, whom he practiced with for 8 years, was a highly respected OB/GYN in New York. Dr. James’ brother Richard also found his passion in Obstetrics and is taking over the family business in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ken’s Uncle Geoffrey James and Cousin Jason James as well are a father-son duo in Miami, Florida and Cousin Raymond Poliakin is a practicing OB/GYN here in Thousand Oaks, California. These are truly generations of physicians with a passion for caring and treating women.

Dr. James has a wonderful family. He has been married to his college sweetheart Mara for 23 years and they have 3 great children: Brian, 21; Scott, 18; and Alexa, 15. Dr. James enjoys spending as much time with them as possible playing sports, helping them with homework and projects and just spending quiet time together.

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Kenneth A. James, MD Reviews (61)

New Patient Visit

Everyone was very friendly in the office. Dr. James really took his time to sit down with me as a new patient even though I knew he was behind schedule due to a delivery.

Return GYN Appointment

Knowledgeable doctor, explained in a manner that I could understand. I have confidence in his assessment. Friendly staff.

Annual Well Woman Exam

I liked the flow of the appointment, it was nice to have a health discussion before I had to put on a gown, etc.

Annual Well Woman Exam

I have been going to Dr. K James for years, and I will continue to do so.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. James is always listens to my concerns and then helps me make informed decisions without feeling pressured. He takes his time to make sure all my questions are answered.

Annual Well Woman Exam

The office staff were very polite, professional and friendly. Also, Dr. James is the best. He is timely, explains procedures and has an excellent bedside manner. He is very knowledgeable, personable and makes me feel very comfortable.

New Patient Visit

Great experience. Happy to be delivering with Dr. James!

OB Care

I feel like the staff was very caring for me with both my visits. Dr. James was awesome because I came in early before my 8 week appointment due to bleeding. He calmed my nerves and made me feel confident in my pregnancy. Also! He is hilarious and has a great bedside manner. The nurses and other staff are also so great. In addition, the midwives called me to follow up with me to see how I was doing. I just feel very well cared for.

OB Care

Doctor took the time to get to know me as a person. Friendly and knowledgeable. Made me feel comfortable.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. James has been my doctor ( gyno ) for many years and he is my Mom's as well. Trust his experience, love the Q & A part of my appt as he is truly interested in my health and listens to my concerns and addresses them accordingly ( what is best for me ). Love the office, the interior is beautiful, peaceful, clean and the location is super convenient! Really love the patient portal by the way, that is new to me, super!!!

New Patient Visit

Beautiful clean office and they allowed my husband in for our first ultrasound.

Annual Well Woman Exam

The doctor was professional.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Everyone was very kind and Dr. James is always very thorough. They ran very efficiently.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. James always takes the time to meet with me, answer questions, and follow up on my answers with additional things for me to consider. He's a great doctor.

New Patient Visit

Dr. James made me feel very comfortable. He was easy to talk to and was confident. He is my new Gyn.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. James has been my physician for 10+ years. I was unsure how I'd feel at his new practice. The location is convenient, the office staff with efficient and friendly and Dr. James care was excellent, as always.

New Patient Visit

The desk staff, ultrasound tech, nurse and Dr. James were all professional, friendly, and wonderful.

Annual Well Woman Exam

The doctor was super nice, commutative and went over and beyond to help me.

Return GYN Appointment

Dr. James is a great doctor, he always has awesome recommendations, for all of my concerns. He is focused and very straight to the point. It's nice to get in and out quickly, but not feel rushed. He is always professional, with added humor and humility. Thanks for all you advice Dr James, see ya next year!

New Patient Visit

The office was running 30 minutes behind due to a late patient earlier in the morning. This was not the fault of the office. The staff was very friendly and the midwife and Dr. James were very kind. I had mentioned on the way out that I was starving and Dr. James overheard me and gave me a couple cookies. So sweet.