A. James Paine, Jr., MD is a board certified otolaryngologist and plastic surgeon with over 20 years of experience. Born and raised in Bluefield, WV, he received his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Richmond and his Doctorate of Medicine at West Virginia University. Dr. Paine completed his residency and fellowship training at several outstanding facilities, including; West Virginia University Medical Center (Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery), Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (Pathology Training) and Clyde Litton, MD, Washington D.C. (Facial Plastic Surgery).
Dr. Paine and his family returned to the area to serve the citizens of Southern West Virginia. In addition to Mt. State ENT, he has practiced at two other clinics including; Bluefield Ear, Nose and Throat, at which time he practiced along-side his father, Albert J. Paine, Sr., MD and at the McGuire Clinic in Richmond, VA.
Dr. Paine has been accepted to several professional boards/academies which include the American Board of Otolaryngology, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Society of Liposuction, WV Board of Hearing Aid Dealers, and the WV State Medical Association.
He is also active in the community having served on the Board of Directors of Mountain State University (formally The College of West Virginia), and is a long-term member of the Rotary Club, a “Partner in Education” with Shady Spring Elementary School.