James Whiteley , Jr., MD

General Surgery

Phone: 270.251.4527
Fax: 270.251.4075

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Dr. James Whiteley is a medical graduate of the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He continued his training with a residency in general surgery at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. Dr. Whiteley is a native of Paducah and has a passion for this area. He recently married his wife, Allison, a surgical tech at Jackson Purchase Medical Center. He is committed to bringing the best possible surgical care to Mayfield, Graves County and the communities we serve at Jackson Purchase Medical Center. Dr. Whiteley's practice primarily includes abdominal surgery—both open and laparoscopic. He also performs hernia repairs, stomach surgery, gallbladder surgery, small bowel or colorectal surgery, breast surgery, thyroid surgery, and skin and soft tissue surgery. In his free time, Dr. Whiteley enjoys all disciplines of cycling.

MD - University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY (1993-1997) - cum laude

BS - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (1987-1991)


  • General surgery
  • Residency at the University of Tennessee - Memphis in Memphis, TN (1997-2002)
Dr. Whiteley is located in Suite 230 of the Jackson Purchase Medical Pavilion, Mondays through Thursdays, from 8 am - noon. While a referral is not required, it is preferred.