James Lowe, MD, JD

James Lowe, MD, JD


James G. Lowe, MD JD is a graduate of Harvard University (biology, cum laude, 1985), Temple University Medical School (MD, 1989), and the Mitchell Hamline School of Law (JD, summa cum laude, 2020). Dr. Lowe completed a Neurosurgical Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and an Orthopedic Spinal Surgery Fellowship, also at Jefferson, in 1995. He achieved permanent board certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery in 1998. Dr. Lowe has served as Chief of Neurosurgery, Chief of the Spinal Trauma program, Chief of Spinal Surgery, and Medical Director of the Spine Institute at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City and Galloway Township, NJ.

He continues to lecture frequently on medical-legal topics related to neurosurgery and spine surgery. After completing law school in 2020, Dr. Lowe became a member of the Pennsylvania Bar in April 2021. Due to a visual disability, Dr. Lowe left the practice of medicine in December of 2021. In 2023, he opened his first law practice, James Lowe, MD Law, LLC, where he continues to work as co-counsel with attorneys across the country on complex medical negligence cases. Dr. Lowe has now partnered with experienced litigators J. Clancey Bounds and J. Brent Smith at the new Philadelphia firm Bounds Lowe Law, LLC, where they exclusively represent plaintiffs in all types of medical negligence cases, with special expertise in brain and spine-related malpractice.


B.A., Harvard University, 1985 (cum laude)

M.D., Temple University Medical School, 1989

J.D., Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2020 (summa cum laude)

Neurosurgical Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1994

Spine Surgery Fellowship, Rothman Institute at TJUH, 1995


Pennsylvania, 2021


American Board Of Neurological Surgery, 1998


American Bar Association

American Association for Justice

Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association

Pennsylvania Association for Justice- Pennsylvania Bar Association

The Lawyers’ Club of Philadelphia

Americal Spinal Injury Association

American College of Surgeons, Fellow

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