Dr. James Wells, MD

Dr. James Wells, MD

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Dr. James Wells, MD is a nephrology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 1963 and specializes in nephrology.

5669 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE Ste 240

Atlanta, GA 30342

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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Dr. Wells' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertension
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells treats Hypertension more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Wells treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension
Chronic Kidney Diseases
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Wells treats this condition more than 13% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Kidney Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells treats Kidney Disease more than 9% of his peers

Dr. Wells treats this condition more than 9% of his peers

Dr. Wells' conditions and procedures:

Acute Kidney Failure
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
Hemodialysis
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Kidney Disease
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Peritoneal Dialysis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Renal Biopsy

About Me

Care Philosophy

see www.jowells.com

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1991
Georgia State University Mba
1970
Mayo Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1967
Emory University Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1964
Emory University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1963
Wake Forest University
Medical School
1960
Wake Forest University
Undergraduate School
1991
1970
1967
1964
1963
1960

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • NIH Fellowship in Nephrology, Mayo Clinic, 1969
  • "Specialisrt in Clinical Hypertension" by American Society of Hypertension, 2000

Media & Publications

  • Author or co-author of 31 abstracts, articles, chapters, etc.,
  • www.jowells.com,

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Dr. Wells provides the highest level of care I have ever received. He is very thorough, answers every question and is very accessible.
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Excellent physician. People like him are rare to find these days.
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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Locations

James O. Wells, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    • Wed: closed
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 3:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 11:00am
    • Wed: 9:00am - 3:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 3:00pm
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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