ABOUT James Bland, MD, JD

James Bland, MD, JD has practiced Primary Care Medicine for many years primarily in the South side area of Aiken County. For the past few years he has been associated with Rural Health Services, Inc. as a physician in the South Aiken office located at 120 Darlington Drive. Dr. Bland received his MD degree from the Medical College of Georgia with follow up training in Primary Medical Care. Following that he served a term in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in the field of Preventive Medicine. In later years he became very involved with the American Society of Bariatric Physicians and served two years as president of that national organization. In the late 1980s he received a Law Degree (J.D.) from the School of Law of the University of South Carolina and remains a member of the S. C. Bar. He enjoys family activities and when time permits, writing, reading and U.S. Stamp collecting.