Jim Wheeler, M.D. Curriculum Vitae

Specialty: Family Practice

University of Alabama, Chemistry 1967
Athletic Scholarship in Football
Kappa Alpha Fraternity
Dean’s List

University of Alabama Medical School 1971
President of Medical School Class

Internship 1971 – 1972
University of Southern California
Los Angeles County Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
Locum Tenens – Emergency Room
Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital
Family Medicine, Manhattan Beach, CA
Locum Tenens – Family Practice
Los Angeles, CA
June 1972 – July 1973
Family Medicine, Manhattan Beach, CA
Locum Tenens – Family Practice

Residency 1973 – 1976
Psychiatry – Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
July 1973 – June 1976
Family Practice Residency
U.C.L.A. Medical School
*Santa Monica Hospital, Santa Monica, CA
1975 – 1976
*During the year 1975 – 1976, Dr. Wheeler was in his Residency at Santa Monica Hospital, U.C.L.A. Medical School in Family Practice, he was concurrently in an elective program of residency in Psychiatry from Massachusetts General Hospital under the supervision of a Psychiatrist on staff at U.C.L.A.


Family Practice Center, PC, Atlanta, GA

Family Medicine and Preventative Health Care

1976 to present

Atlanta Occupational Medicine Center

Medical Director

Atlanta, GA

1979 to present

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica Hospital

Residency, Family Practice

1975 – 1976

Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts

General Hospital, Resident, Psychiatry

1973 – 1976

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

Rotating Internship

1971 – 1972


Diplomat: American Board of Family Practice 1976

Recertified 2014-2023

Certified Medical Review Officer

American Association of Medical Review Officers 1992

Recertified 2012-2017


Member – American Occupational Medical Association

Member – American Academy of Family Physicians

Member – American Medical Association

Member – Medical Association of Georgia

Member – Medical Association of Atlanta

Medical Director – Family Practice Center, Atlanta, GA

Medical Director – Atlanta Occupational Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Clinical Instructor – Emory University School of Medicine


Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Active Staff Member

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Active Staff Member

Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Active Staff Member

Past Chairman – Department of Family Practice


University of Alabama School of Medicine

Medical Class President