Dr. James Wheeler, MD

Dr. James Wheeler, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Dr. James Wheeler, MD is a family medicine specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1971 and specializes in family medicine and sports medicine.

993 Johnson Ferry Rd Bldg 210

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 256-1727

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Wheeler's Experience

Dr. Wheeler's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wheeler "We specialize in early disease detection and prevention. We have state of the art facilities and the trained staff necessary to provide for your comprehensive health care needs in a warm and friendly environment. We have been caring for thousands of Atlanta families for over 25 years and look forward to having the opportunity to participate in your health care."

2  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

16  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Blood Test
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Ultrasound
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • X-Ray

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Alabama
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Los Angeles Co Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Southern California School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Harvard Mass Genl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wheeler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wheeler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wheeler to family and friends
520 total reviews (102 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (520)

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Dr. Wheeler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (102)

The very best. Intelligent solutions to all of my problems. I am chronically ill, so having Dr. Wheeler on my team makes my life easier. The office is beautiful and less clinical than all others. Nice jazz playing along with beautiful art makes the visit less stressful. Thank you Dr. Wheeler...more
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Ive seen many doctors in my lifetime and ive never seen one that is more thorough than Dr. James Wheeler. he is caring and a Top notch doctor. Dr. Wheeler tells you the facts and not what you want to hear.
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He's been my doctor for nearly 30 years. When I say I trust him with my life I"m not exaggerating. His staff is a reflection of his professionalism and high standards. He is "old school" in the sense that he takes time to listen and respond with heartfelt integrity, and he is "new school" when...more
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I have been a patient of Dr Wheelers for nearly 32 years. Dr Wheeler, along wiith his associates have nursed and nurtured me through sickness and health! The quality of care, respect, and kindness shown to me through the years is what sets them aside from all others.. In addition to Dr Wheeler I...more
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Dr. Wheeler and his staff are professional, friendly, and focused on the needs and well being of the patient. My wife and I have been using Dr. Wheeler since moving to Atlanta 3 years ago from Birmingham and have always had a tremendous experience with his practice. The staff is without a doubt...more
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