James S. Wendel M.D.

Board Certified Physician

Dr. James S. Wendel has been a physician at Mt. Auburn OBGYN for 31 years. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky and grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He received his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Notre Dame and his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Wendel completed his residency in Ob-Gyn at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center serving as Chief Resident in his last year of residency.


University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
Bachelor of Science, 1978

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio
Doctor of Medicine, 1982

University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1986
Chief Resident, 1986

Post Graduate Certification

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Robotic Assisted Surgery
Trans-Obturator, Sub-Urethral Support Systems


George Hayden, M.D. Teaching Award, University of Cincinnati, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1999, 2003
Top Doctors in Cincinnati, Cincinnati Magazine, 2003, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016


American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Board Certified Diplomate, 1988
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow, 1990
Ohio State Medical Association
Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati


The Christ Hospital, Medical Staff
The Christ Hospital, Board of Trustees, 2001-2007
The Christ Hospital, Medical Staff President, 2003-2005
The Christ Hospital, Medical Executive Committee, 1995-2007
The Christ College of Nursing and Allied Health Science, Board of Trustees, 2004- 2010
The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Board of Directors, Chairman 2010-Present
University Hospital, Medical Staff
Ethicon Endosurgical, Consultant


Miodovnik, M., Skillman, C. A., Holroyde, M.C., Butler, J.B., Wendel, J.S., Siddiqi, T.A. “Maternal Hemoglobin A1 in Early Pregnancy and Spontaneous Abortion Among Insulin Diabetic Women, “American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Accepted for publication, 1985


Authored Posts

What Causes Hepatitis and How to Prevent Infection

What is Hepatitis? The word “hepatitis” just means inflammation of the liver, and it can be caused by a number of things: heavy alcohol consumption, certain medications and other conditions, but the most common type is viral hepatitis. There are three main kinds of...

Dr. Wendel Introduces the Family Birthing Center

Our new Family Birthing Center at The Christ Hospital Medical Center - Liberty Township has a lot to offer our patients. Dr. Wendel went on Facebook Live to chat about our new facility and how it can benefit the Greater Cincinnati area with its family-centered care...

Things to Remember about Breastfeeding

August is National Breastfeeding Month! So, we wanted to share a few things about breastfeeding that every mom should know. Eat a Well-Balanced Diet During pregnancy, there are a lot of recommendations on what you should do and, more importantly, what you should eat....