About Dr. James Moore

Dr. James Moore is a physician you've grown to know and trust during his 30+ years of practice in northeast Georgia. His technique is impeccable. His commitment to state-of-the-art technology is second to none.

A native of West Hartford, Connecticut, Dr. Moore received a B.A. from Duke University and an M.D. from New York University. Dr. Moore completed his internship at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia and his residencies in general and plastic surgery at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. He is board certified in plastic surgery.

Dr. Moore and his wife Susan, who is a nurse, are the parents of three daughters, Katie, Gwen and Libby.  Dr. Moore is also know as Grandpa to two boys and a little girl.  He enjoys such pastimes as long distance running, swimming, biking and has most recently taken up paddle boarding.


  • Duke University, 1970-1974, B.A. Magna Cum Laude

  • New York University, 1974-1978, M.D.

  • General Surgery Residency, 1978-1983, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals

  • Board Certification, American Board of Surgery, November, 1985

  • Plastic Surgery Residency, 1983-1985, Emory Affiliated Hospitals

  • Board Certification, American Board of Plastic Surgery November, 1987


  • Past President, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

  • Past President, Georgia Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons

  • Member, The Crawford W. Long Medical Society

  • Member, The Georgia Plastic Society

  • Former Chief of Staff, Athens Regional Medical Center, Inc.

  • Active member of the medical staffs, Athens Regional Medical Center, Inc. and St. Mary's Healthcare System, Inc.

  • Past Chairman, Duke Alumni Admissions Committee of Northeast Georgia