James G. Scelfo, MD, FAAFP was born and raised in New Iberia, Louisiana as the youngest of eight children to Sam and Sidney Mae Scelfo. As the son of a football coach and a high school teacher, he was raised in a small town environment with a strong sense of family and community. Through Personalized Primary Care, he is bringing these ideals to the health care community of Windermere, Celebration and Central Florida.
Dr. Scelfo graduated from Northeast Louisiana University and Louisiana State University Medical Center. He completed his medical residency in Orlando in family medicine with a special interest in sports medicine. Dr. Scelfo is an active member of the American Medical Association (AMA), American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP), Florida Academy of Family Practice (FAFP) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He is currently the Medical Director of the Disney Endurance Sports and Florida Citrus Sports to provide medical coverage for the teams and their staff along with game time coverage for events such as the Capital One Bowl and the Champs Sport Bowl. In addition, he serves as the medical director for the cholesterol & Coumadin clinics at Florida Hospital Celebration Health. Dr. Scelfo remains on the cutting edge of medical technology to focus on prevention, diagnosis and management of disease.
Dr. Scelfo and his wife Bae have two sons, Torr & Shepherd and twin girls Alon & Alafair. In his free time, Dr. Scelfo maintains an active lifestyle and enjoys jogging, cycling, reading and playing a poor game of golf.