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


  • B.S. Wake Forest University
  • M.D. Wake Forest University School of Medicine
  • M.B.A. Georgia State University

Professional Training

  • Internal Medicine:   Emory University
  • Nephrology:   Mayo Clinic; Rochester,  Minnesota (NIH Fellow)
                             Emory University, Fellow

Military Service

  • Captain,  United States Air Force
  • Chief of Nephrology, USAF Medical Center, Travis AFB, California

Positions Held

  • Private Practice of Nephrology and Hypertension
          Atlanta, Georgia  (30 years)
  • Faculty, Emory University School of Medicine  (17 years)
          Associate Professor of Medicine
          Clinical Director, Atlanta Regional Nephrology Center
          Director, Nephrology Immunoassay Laboratory
          Partner, The Emory Clinic
  • Medical Director
          Dialysis Clinic, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
          American Board of Internal Medicine; Certified and Recertified
  • Nephrology
          American Board of Nephrology; Certified and Recertified
  • Hypertension
          American Society of Hypertension; Specialist in Clinical Hypertension


  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacology
  • American Society of Hypertension


  • American Society of Hypertension
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • American Heart Association
  • National Lipid Association
  • Mayo Nephrology Society (past president)
  • Society of Air Force Physicians
  • National Registry of Who's Who


  • Georgia
  • North Carolina


  • Author or coauthor of thirty-one medical publications


Dr. Wells has a long history of experience and leadership in the medical field in Atlanta and the United States Air Force. His professional training includes Emory University and the Mayo Clinic. Contact Dr. Wells to assist with your medical illness.

James O.Wells
A solo medical practice for select patients who want prompt, quality, personalized care managed by their physician.

Dr. Wells’ years of experience as a teacher, writer, lecturer, researcher and practicing physician all contribute to his ability to understand and assist with your medical illness.
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