Dr. James W. Gell

James W. Gell, M.D., 90, of Bloomfield Hills, MI, passed away at home on Friday, February 2, 2018. He is survived by his loving family, including his beloved wife of almost 60 years, Sallie, his children, James W. Gell, Jr. (Beth), Daniel P. Gell (Marjorie), Mary M. Gell and Nancy M. Gell (Omar), and his five grandchildren, Tandin Dorji, Gwen Gell, Ethan Gell, Emma Gell and Caroline Gell. He was preceded in death by his twin sister Elsie Patricia Service and his grandson Walter Scott Gell.

Dr. Gell was a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), serving through the years on numerous ACOG committees. He was past member of ACOG’s Executive Board, past Chair of ACOG’s Michigan Section and past District V Chair for Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and the province of Ontario. The Michigan Section of ACOG now annually awards the “James W. Gell, M.D. Endowed Lectureship.”

Dr. Gell firmly believed that every woman in this country, no matter her economic status, deserves quality health care.

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