Dr. James Wheless MD Neurologist

Dr. James Wheless is a neurologist in Memphis, Tennessee. He 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 11 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: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

The University of Tennessee Medical Center

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

Le Bonheur Children's 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 Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Interventional Cardiology

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

ME State Medical License
Active through 2013

ND State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Prospective Study of 2 Bed Alarms for Detection of Nocturnal Seizures.
Fulton, S.,Poppel, K. V.,McGregor, A.,Ellis, M.,Patters, A.,Wheless, J.

Diffusion tensor imaging to evaluate commissural disconnection after corpus callosotomy.
Choudhri, A. F.,Whitehead, M. T.,McGregor, A. L.,Einhaus, S. L.,Boop, F. A.,Wheless, J. W.

Same day tri-modality functional brain mapping prior to resection of a lesion involving eloquent cortex: technical feasibility.
Choudhri, A. F.,Narayana, S.,Rezaie, R.,Whitehead, M. T.,McAfee, S. S.,Wheless, J. W.,Boop, F. A.,Papanicolaou, A. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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