Dr. James L. Carlisle

Medical Director — Pain Management

James L. Carlisle, MD is a graduate of Morehouse college in Atlanta, GA, where he received his bachelor of science in biology. Afterwards, he attended Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN where he received the prestigious Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award for demonstrating consistent compassion with a high acumen for medical knowledge. After graduating from medical school, James L. Carlisle, MD spent one year at Vanderbilt University in the Medical Scholars Program conducting research on Sarcoidosis, resulting in multiple publications. Ultimately, his training led him to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, where he completed a residency program in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Committed to helping families in the DFW Metroplex experience their optimal health and vitality, James L. Carlisle, MD is actively involved in community outreach through multiple civic organizations. He uses his knowledge of rehabilitation medicine, pain management, and sports medicine to educate and encourage improved wellness.

James L. Carlisle, MD strives to be an advocate for all who aspire to improve their quality of life through the multidisciplinary medical model—a model that focuses on preventative medicine and lifestyle enhancement, physical medicine and rehabilitation, as well as pain management. He has never forgotten that the central factor in any medical practice is the care of the patient.

James L. Carlisle, MD currently lives in the DFW metroplex with his wife, Chrystal, and his daughters Cassidy and Carys. He enjoys reading, athletics, travel, and spending time with his family.