SPECIALTIES & INTERESTS
Patient-centric treatment via diet, exercise, and education
Outside the office, Dr. Santos loves rock and ice climbing, mountaineering, cycling, and snowboarding.
Jim Santos, M.D.
PHYSIATRIST (Non-Surgical Physician)
Dr. Santos focuses on restoring function and managing back and neck pain through non-surgical methods. He encourages patients to participate in their own treatment and long-term recovery through diet, exercise, and education. Although Dr. Santos is proficient in interventional spinal injections, he uses these techniques sparingly as a way for the patient to regain control over their condition.
University of Texas — undergraduate studies and doctorate
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio — medical degree
Naval Medical Center in Oakland, California — internship
University of Utah — residency
Spine Colorado physiatrist since 2015
Served in the United States Navy as a lieutenant commander
Undersea Medical Officer and certified U.S. Navy diver
Department Head of the Naval Branch Health Clinic in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Physician at New Mexico Orthopedics in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Here is what our patients have to say:
I felt confident I was getting the best care - thank you!
My doctor is taking my concerns seriously and has scheduled a procedure to address my issues within a reasonable period of time.
The exam by Dr. Santos was excellent. He clearly explained what he thought was going on and a plan to correct it.
Dr. Santos worked hard to explain complex issues.