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James M. Wheeler, MD, MPH, JD

James M. Wheeler, MD, MPH, JD

4100 Milam Street
Houston, Texas 77006

Phone(713) 797-9200


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Dr. Wheeler, graduate of Harvard, Baylor, and Yale, is a board-certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist, and fellowship-trained in Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility. He has consulted in medicolegal matters for more than 30 years, for both plaintiff and defense counsel, in criminal and civil cases, for multiple insurance companies including GEICO, Liberty Mutual, et al., and governmental agencies both state and federal. His credentials in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics make him especially useful in complex issues involving questions of causation. Dr. Wheeler earned his J.D. from University of Houston Law Center in 2005, concentrating in health and insurance law.

In 2006, he passed the Texas Bar exam, and completed training in mediation and arbitration. He completed a Legal Nurse Consulting ("LNC") program in 2016, then taught at the program for two years, including topics of chart review and ethics. He has testified in Ob/gyn matters and provided medical review services in cases across diverse medical fields including Dermatology, General Surgery, Family Practice, Intensive Care, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics and Plastic Surgery. He has been a testifying expert before the FDA for drugs and devices and has testified before U.S. Congressional staffers on health policy issues. Dr. Wheeler provides timely, responsive consultation; please email him!


Dr. Wheeler provides medicolegal consulting for plaintiff and defense attorneys in civil and criminal cases, individual patients and doctors, insurance companies, and other healthcare companies seeking a neutral medicolegal reviewer. He also provides physicians and attorneys medicolegal consultations regarding transactions, insurance, and peer review issues.

Litigation Support Services

Dr. Wheeler provides unbiased and impartial expert testimony and litigation support services for both plaintiff and defense attorneys.

Areas of Expertise

Additional Expertise:

Complex Case Causation, Hormones, Surgery Complications, Medical Device Related Injury, Drug Related Injury.


Dr. Wheeler serves at the Center for Women's HealthCare in midtown Houston, providing ob/gyn and reproductive endocrinologic services to women in all phases of their life cycles. He focuses upon metabolic disorders, menopausal medicine, hormonal disorders, contraception, infertility and the general health of patients of a wide age range. He also spends a fair amount of time as a medicolegal consultant over the past 22 years, and enjoys the application of the combination of his clinical, methodologic and legal training in evaluating various types of cases.

Areas Served

All States, and U.S. territories, multiple countries including England, Canada, Australia and Barbados

Professional Experience

Board Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology; Fellowship Trained in Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility


Diplomat, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Licensed by the State of Texas


Extensive list - Available upon request.


B.A., Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
M.P.H., Biostatistics/Maternal Child Health - Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, CT
J.D., University of Houston Law Center, Houston, TX

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