James H. West, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My approach to your wellness is to make a significant impact in each and every one of your lives.  Not just to help heal your maladies but to help forecast and minimize future hurtles in your physical and mental well-being .

Physician Profile


Clemson University
Clemson, SC
Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry 1982
Cum Laude
Medical School
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA
Doctorate of Medicine 1986
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Unit
Chattanooga, TN
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Unit
Chattanooga, TN



Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Regional and Local Speaker, Topics of Hypertension 1999-present
Local Speaker, Topics of Hyperlipidemia 2005-present
Internal Medicine Section Chief, North Fulton Hospital 1992

Hospital Affiliations

Northside Hospital
Saint Joseph Hospital of Atlanta
North Fulton Regional Hospital

Research Experience

Medical Director for Perimeter North Medical Research, Inc. 2002-present
Principal Investigator in Numerous Clinical Trials
- Hyperlipidemia, Atlanta 2000-present
- Hypertension, Atlanta 2005-present
- Diabetes, Atlanta 2002-present
- Overactive Bladder, Atlanta 2005-2009
- Arthritis, Atlanta 2007-2009

Honors and Awards

Best Internal Medicine Practitioner, Alpharetta Review Local Newspaper 2010


American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Felicia and Ronald

    Dr. West began caring for my mother-in-law in 1990, and we know because of him we were blessed with additional years of joy with h...

  • Member: Don

    I have no doubt that he has saved my wife's life! That is enough said!

  • Member: Pamela

    Dr. James West is one of the most caring, thoughtful, friendly, inspiring and helpful doctors I know. I can't say enough good thi...

  • Member: Kathleen

    Thanks to Dr. West for continuing to keep me at my best.....through all the challenges I pose for him!