Dr. James Wheless, MD


Clinical Neurophysiology | Male

Dr. James Wheless, MD
Dr. James Wheless, MD is a clinical neurophysiology doctor who practices in Memphis, TN. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

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in Lucien oklahoma |
Words can not describe how thankful my family is for Dr. Wheless. We drove 7 hours to see him. After my 12 year old had a completely normal life, had her first seizure then later was diagnosed with epilepsy, our world got turned upside down. He was so compassionate and caring. Not only that he was hope, at that point an ounce of hope was all we wanted. He gave us that and so much more. He truly is a great Dr. I did my research, he's who I trust my child with.
in Walnut, MS |
Dr. Wheless is not only a great neurologist but also one my forever heroes. He has saved my sons life numerous times. He is thorough and very personable. My son always gets a high five, a fist pump or acts silly somehow with the doctor which calms alot of my childs anxiety. It is a HUGE blessing to have had him come to Lebonheur when my son was so young as we together fought chronic seizures due to tuberous sclerosis. Constant seizure monitoring and 4 brain surgeries later my son is doing great!
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    Dr. Wheless' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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    •  Specializes in Clinical Neurophysiology
    •  Board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology and Pediatrics
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    • Pediatrics

    Conditions Treated

    • Brain Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fabry's Disease
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Spine Disorders
    • Tuberous Sclerosis
    • Vascular Disease


    • Medical School
      Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med

      Graduated in 1982

    • Internship Hospital
      Okla U Tulsa Med Coll

      Completed in 1983

    • Residency Hospital
      Okla U Tulsa Med Coll

      Completed in 1985

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Chldns Meml/Northweste

      Completed in 1988

      Medical College Of Georgia Hospital and Clinic

      Completed in 1989

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Clinical Neurophysiology

    Procedures Performed

    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)