A native of Atlanta, Dr. Stevens attended Lakeside High School. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia, received his Doctorate at the University of Alabama Birmingham, and has over thirty years of dental experience in a practice he established in Duluth, Georgia. He has advanced studies with the Pankey Institute, and is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, and the Hinman Dental Society. He has participated with the Georgia Mission of Mercy (GMOM) and has had a long relationship with special needs patients from Annandale Village in Suwanee. While in Duluth, he was an active member of the Rotary Club, youth sports, and the Duluth Fall Festival.
Dr. Stevens moved to the Cumming/Free Home area about 10 years ago with the desire to build a dental practice in a community he loves, practicing dentistry with a deep desire to care for patients as family and friends and building long term relationships. He has found that with Dr. Parvin Ledford who has been in the community for over thirty years. As Dr. Ledford phases out into retirement, Dr. Stevens will continue the quality of care staying on the cutting edge of dentistry that he has always utilized in his practice.
He and his wife, Susan, have three children Eliza, Adam, and Layne. Eliza followed in her father's footsteps becoming a dentist. She and her husband, also a dentist, live in Augusta with their two children. Adam lives in Madison, GA. and has his own business as a farrier. Layne is in her second year of veterinary medicine at UGA.
Jim and Susan enjoy UGA football games, spending time with family, trail riding their horses, and loving on all their other pets. Jim has also,participated in over 10 Peachtree Road Races, with emphasis on participating, not running!