Dr. Walter S James, MD

Internal Medicine     -  Georgia,  Atlanta


Dr. Walter S James, MD works in Atlanta, Georgia is a specialist in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology and graduated Tulane medical School in 1971. Dr. James is affiliated with Piedmont Hospital and practicing for 49 years

 Experience and Qualifications


  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology


  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Device Implantation and Extraction
  • Familial Polyposis
  • Gua Sha
  • Radiation-Related Neoplasm

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine

 Years Since Graduation

  • 49

 State License

  • California

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 Education & Training

Medical School

Tulane medical School

Graduated: 1971

Fellowship Hospital

Pulmonary Division, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego

San Diego, California, United States

Year completed: 1976

Residency Hospital

University Hospital, University of California, San Diego

San Diego, California, United States

Year completed: 1974

Internship Hospital

San Francisco General Hospital

San Francisco, CA, USA

Year completed: 1972

Undergraduate School

Georgia Institute Of Technology

Atlanta, GA, United States


1   American Board of Internal Medicine
2   American College of Physicians
3   Medical Association of Georgia
4   American College of Chest Physicians
5   American Thoracic Society
6   American Sleep Disorders Association
7   American Board of Sleep Medicine
8   Southern Sleep Society
9   California Thoracic Society
10   Marin General Hospital
11   California Academy of Medicine
12   Chairman, Intensive Care Unit Committee
13   Chief, Department of Internal Medicine
14   Chairman, Delineation of Privileges Committee
15   Co-Director, Respiratory Therapy Departments
16   Lecturer, Atlanta Slee Institute (formerly The Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine)
17   Director, The Sleep Center at Piedmont Hospital
18   Chairman, Section of Sleep Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
19   Director, Medical Bronchoscopy Service
20   Clinical Instructor in Medicine
21   Assistant Clinical Professor in Medicine
22   Marin Special Olympics
23   Marin Symphony Association
24   Subspecialty Board in Critical Care
25   Subspecialty Board in Pulmonary Disease
26   Tamalpais Bank
27   The Sleep Society of Atlanta

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 Office Locations

Primary location

 Piedmont Heart Institute

2001 Peachtree Road Suite 600
Georgia (GA)

  (866) 255-8390
Medical Director of Practice:    Charles L. Brown III, M.D.
Practice Software:    NEXTGEN
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Year Established:    2007
Performs Procedures On Site?    No

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions

Piedmont Heart Institute, 2001 Peachtree Road Suite 600, Atlanta, Georgia (GA), 30309

 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Choice HMO
  • Blue Choice Option POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Open Access POS
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • Preferred PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare

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 Affiliated Hospitals

Piedmont Hospital

1968 Peachtree Road North West Georgia GA, Atlanta, 30309

A private, not-for-profit organization with 3,700 employees and a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, Piedmont Hospital is a 481-bed acute tertiary care facility located on 26 acres in the North Atlanta community of Buckhead offering all major medical, surgical and diagnostic services. For mo...

 (404) 605-5000

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    13 January 2019, 09:53
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    12 January 2019, 11:01
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