Dr. James Wheless MD Neurologist

Dr. James Wheless is a neurologist in Memphis, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. He is one of 13 doctors at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and one of 20 at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Neurophysiology

Hospital Affiliation

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center

Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

University of Tennessee Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Neurology, 1985–1988

University Oklahoma - Tulsa Medical Col Afl Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1982–1985

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Clinical Neurophysiology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

OK State Medical License
Active through 2014

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

TN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

Is it time to replace the Wada test and put awake craniotomy to sleep?
Papanicolaou, A. C.,Rezaie, R.,Narayana, S.,Choudhri, A. F.,Wheless, J. W.,Castillo, E. M.,Baumgartner, J. E.,Boop, F. A.

Epilepsy and outcome in FOXG1-related disorders.
Seltzer, L. E.,Ma, M.,Ahmed, S.,Bertrand, M.,Dobyns, W. B.,Wheless, J.,Paciorkowski, A. R.

The Burden of Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytomas Associated With Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Results of a Patient and Caregiver Survey.
Skalicky, A. M.,Rentz, A. M.,Liu, Z.,Wheless, J. W.,Pelletier, C. L.,Dunn, D. W.,Frost, M. D.,Nakagawa, J.,Magestro, M.,Prestifilippo, J.,Pashos, C.

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