Dr. James (Jim) Bland is a Board Certified Neurological Surgeon
who has enjoyed a distinguished career in Neurosurgery for over 35
He recently announced his retirement from active practice and has been
recognized as one of the foremost Carotid Artery surgeons in the world
with the lowest stroke and mortality rate of any vascular surgeon.
He is a superb technical neurosurgeon with wide ranging interests
Drs. Bland and Lazar have worked together for over 30 years. Dr. Bland
now performs as the First Surgical Assistant in the Operating Theatre
on most of Dr. Lazar's cases.
Dr. Bland graduated from the University of Texas at Austin (BA-1958)
and subsequently from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical
School at Dallas (MD-1963). He served his Internship at the Public
Health Service Hospital-San Francisco (Internship-1963-1964). He then
completed his Neurosurgical training at the University of Texas
Southwestern Medical School at Dallas (1964-1968) followed by a
Fellowship in Neurovascular Surgery at the University of California
Medical Center San Francisco (July 1968-July 1969).
Dr. Bland has been in Private Practice in Dallas since 1969 and has
served in many administrative hospital roles including as President
of the Medical Staff at Medical City Dallas Hospital.
Dr. Bland is the author of
multiple scientific publications.