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Dr. Joel Wachs

Dr. Joel Wachs
WellStar Medical Group
Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiac Imaging
Languages Spoken: English
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
School: Northwestern University Medical School
Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals
Certification: American Board Internal Medicine [Cardiovascular]
ACO Provider: Yes
Hospital Affiliations:
WellStar Cobb Hospital
WellStar Kennestone Hospital


Dr. Wachs received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, after completing a six-year Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine program. He completed his residency at Long Island Jewish Hospital in New York and completed his cardiology fellowship at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Wachs practiced cardiology in South Bend, Ind., from 1984 until 2004, where he was medical director of cardiology at Memorial Hospital. Since February 2004, he has been with WellStar Medical Group, Cardiovascular Medicine where he serves as medical director. He is currently on staff at WellStar Cobb, Douglas and Kennestone hospitals.

Dr. Wachs is a fellow of both the American College of Cardiology and the College of Chest Physicians. He is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and has a particular interest is congestive heart failure. 

Medical Practice

WellStar Medical Group
Cardiovascular Medicine

144 Bill Carruth Parkway
Suite 4200
Hiram, GA 30141-3756
Phone: (678) 324-4444
Fax: (770) 528-9932
WellStar Medical Group
Cardiovascular Medicine

1700 Hospital South Drive
Suite 409
Austell, GA 30106
Phone: (770) 732-9100
Fax: (770) 528-9924
WellStar Medical Group
Cardiovascular Medicine

55 Whitcher Street
Suite 350
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 424-6893
Fax: (770) 424-9095
WellStar Medical Group
Cardiovascular Medicine

6001 Professional Parkway
Suite 2080
Douglasville, GA 30134
Phone: (678) 715-5080
Fax: (678) 715-5098

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