James M. Wheeler, MD, MPH, JD Expert Witness

Contact Information

  • Company: Center for Women's Healthcare
  • Phone: (713) 797-9200
  • Fax: (713) 797-9276
  • Website: www.JimWheelerMD.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Obstetrics & Gynecology and Gynecology

Specialty Focus:

OB/Gyn Board Certified, Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology-Fellowship Trained, Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy, Hysterectomy, Infertility, Hormones, Birth Injury, Surgery Complications, Medical Device Related Injury, Drug Related Injury

Education:

BA, Harvard College; MD, Baylor College of Medicine; MPH, Yale University School of Public Health; JD, University of Houston Law Center

Years in Practice:

30+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

50

Additional Information

James M. Wheeler, MD, MPH, JD, magna cum laude from Harvard, is an OB/GYN trained at Baylor, with subspecialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology / Infertility at Yale. He is a graduate of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Yale, focusing upon clinical epidemiology and biostatistics and health policy. He also earned his MPH at Yale majoring in Biostatistics. Dr. Wheeler is a former national officer of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) & served on several of their health policy committees including the Health Care Commission and the Hysterectomy Committee. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers and has given over 200 invited lectures. Dr. Wheeler has consulted in hundreds of medicolegal matters for over 30 years. He has been a testifying expert before the FDA for drugs and devices and testified before U.S. Congressional staffers on health policy issues. Partial Case Topics Include: Birth Injury — Causation Cesarean Section Complications Cesarean Section Chorioamniotis Congenital Uterine Anomalies Contraceptive Complications Diabetic Complications Drugs and Birth Defects Endometriosis Electronic Fetal Monitor (EFM) Essure: Transcervical Tubal Sterilization Foreign Bodies Hysterectomy Complications Iatrogenic Injury from Cosmetic Procedures Infertility Including In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Medication Complications Menopause Methotrexate, Inadvertent Use Military Medicine, OB/GYN Matters Miscarriage Motor Vehicle Accidents and Pregnancy Multiple Pregnancies Pap Smears Female Pelvic Fracture Chronic Pelvic Pain Placenta Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome (PCOS) Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (Toxemia, Pre-Eclampsia) Pregnancy Complications Preterm Labor (PTL) and Delivery Risks Premature Rupture of Membranes (PROM) Sexual Assault Transport of the Pregnant Woman Vaginal Mesh in Gynecologic Surgery Voluntary Termination of Pregnancy (VTP), Abortion Vulvar and Vaginal Disease Weight Loss Clinics Wound Complications