James H. Wheeler, M.D.

Office Address: 993 F Johnson Ferry Rd 
Suite 210 
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
Specialty:  Family Practice
Education: MD
University of Alabama Medical School 1971
  • President of Medical School Class
University of Alabama, Chemistry 1967
  • Athletic Scholarship in Football
  • Kappa Alpha Fraternity
  • Dean’s List
Internship 1971 – 1972
University of Southern California
Los Angeles County Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 
Locum Tenens – Emergency Room
Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital
Los Angeles, CA
June 1972 – July 1973 Under Tom Sterns, M.D
Family Medicine, Manhattan Beach, CA
Locum Tenens – Family Practice
Residency 1973 – 1976
Psychiatry – Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
July 1973 – June 1976
Family Practice Residency
U.C.L.A. Medical School
*Santa Monica Hospital, Santa Monica, CA
1975 – 1976 
*During the year 1975 – 1976, Dr. Wheeler was in his Residency at Santa Monica Hospital, U.C.L.A. Medical School in Family Practice, he was concurrently in an elective program of residency in Psychiatry from Massachusetts General Hospital under the supervision of a Psychiatrist on staff at U.C.L.A.
Experience: Family Practice Center, PC, Atlanta, GA
Family Medicine and Preventative Health Care
1976 to present
Atlanta Occupational Medicine Center
Medical Director
Atlanta, GA
1979 to present
Atlanta Weight Management, Atlanta, GA
Medical Director, Lecturer
1987 to present
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica Hospital
Residency, Family Practice
1975 – 1976
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts
General Hospital, Resident, Psychiatry
1973 – 1976
University of Southern California 
Los Angeles, CA
Rotating Internship
1971 – 1972
Boards: Diplomat: American Board of Family Practice 1976
Recertified 2014-2023
Certified Medical Review Officer
American Association of Medical Review Officers  1992
Recertified 2012-2017
Professional Activities: Member - American Occupational Medical Association
Member - American Academy of Family Physicians
Member - American Medical Association
Member - Medical Association of Georgia
Member - Medical Association of Atlanta
Medical Director - Family Practice Center, Atlanta, GA
Medical Director - Atlanta Occupational Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Medical Director - Atlanta Weight Management, Atlanta, GA
Clinical Instructor - Emory University School of Medicine
Hospital Affiliations: Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Active Staff Member
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Active Staff Member
Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Active Staff Member
Past Chairman - Department of Family Practice

Other Activities: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Medical Class President
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