James A. Bynum, M.D.
Specialist in Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Reconstructive Surgery


Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX- B.S. Chemistry
University of Texas at Galveston, Galveston, TX- Doctor of Medicine
University of Texas at Galveston, Galveston, TX- Orthopedic surgical internship & residency
Plano & Associated Orthopedics and Sports Medicine- Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Reconstructive Surgery

Board Status

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon (ABOS)


Member American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Member Arthroscopy Association of North America
Member Florida Orthopedic Society
Member Lee County Medical Society


Dr. James Alton Bynum attended Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX where he graduated with honors.  He remained in Galveston to complete his orthopedic surgery residency. He then completed an additional year of sports medicine and arthroscopy training at an accredited fellowship in Plano, TX in 2008. He has published numerous scientific papers in renowned orthopedic journals, reviewed articles for publication in the Journal of Arthroscopy, and has lectured both students and physicians on various sports medicine and arthroscopy topics. He has covered both local high school football and professional baseball teams.

Dr. Bynum and his wife, Veronica, have called Fort Myers home for the last 3 years. His hobbies include fishing, boating, hunting, and cooking.

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