West Georgia Physicians

D.J.  Ferner, MD, FACEP

Dr. D.J. Ferner serves as Medical Director in the Emergency Department at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center.

Dr. Ferner grew up as a small-town boy in northwest Ohio. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Heidelberg University, then graduated from the Medical College of Ohio, now known as the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Science. His residency training in Emergency Medicine was at St. Vincent’s/Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio.

Boarded by the American College of Emergency Physicians, Ferner also holds Fellowship status with the college. The full-time emergency physician has previously served as the Medical Director in the Emergency Departments at WellStar Kennestone Hospital and Tift Regional Medical Center.

Emergency Department

1514 Vernon Road
LaGrange, GA 30240

(706) 845-3706 Tel

Board Certifications

American Board of Emergency Medicine

Medical School

Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, 1994


St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio, 1997


American College of Emergency Medicine, 1999

Joined Medical Staff