Dr. James Wells, MD

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Internal Medicine | Male

James O. Wells, M.D., F.A.C.P. 5669 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE Ste 240 Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions
Dr. James Wells, MD
Dr. James Wells, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. He is 79 years old and has been practicing for 54 years. Dr. Wells is affiliated with Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Dekalb Medical.

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Dr. Wells' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
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I met Dr Wells over 2 years ago on the recommendation from a friend who told me Dr Wells was excellent at prescribing the proper medication. After my initial appointment and blood work with Dr Wells, he told me to discontinue taking Lipitor and reduced my Synthroid medication by 50% and reduced or stopped some of my other medication. I'm 75 and no spring chicken and Dr Wells gave me special attention and listened to me. I had some business issues and he detected afib and send me to a good Dr.
in Newnan,GA |
Dr. Wells is the most knowledgeable, efficient and thorough physician I have ever had the pleasure of consulting. I am 54 years old and have had uncontrollable blood pressures since I was 21 years old. I have been a patient of Dr. Wells for the past 15 years; and he is THE ONLY physician who has ever been able to control my blood pressure. A truly one of a kind physician whose dedication, knowledge and experience are not to be equaled in today's society.
in Savannah, GA |
Great physician. Practices medicine the way it used to be practiced. Intellect, knowledge and experience go far beyond hypertension. Very generous with time. Always available via text/email when out of office or traveling. Nothing negative to say. All five stars. Likely will never have another physician as good or caring as Dr. Wells. Wait time usually zero. Very punctual. I travel from outside Atlanta just to see him for hypertension management.
in Dacula, GA |
He is great. A one man show. Great with what he knows and without a doubt the best BP Dr. in Atlanta..
in Lawrenceville GA |
Dr. Wells is an outstanding physician and my primary care doctor. I have been a patient for many years. He is not part of a large practice so making an appointment is prompt and easy and he will be the physician who will see and treat you. My experience with Dr. Wells is sumarized in the ratings that follow. I recommend him highly.
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Dr. Wells' Care Philosophy

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Dr. Wells' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • NIH Fellowship in Nephrology, Mayo Clinic, 1969
    • Specialisrt in Clinical Hypertension by American Society of Hypertension, 2000
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  • Media & Publications
    • Author or co-author of 31 abstracts, articles, chapters, etc.
    • www.jowells.com

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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Wake Forest University

    Graduated in 1963

  • Internship Hospital
    Emory University Hospital

    Completed in 1964

  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1967

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mayo Medical School

    Completed in 1970

  • Undergraduate School
    Wake Forest University

    Graduated in 1960

  • Other Education
    Georgia State University Mba

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Hypertension
  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Biopsy