Dr. J M. Wells, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 41

2410 Susannah St
Johnson City, TN 37601
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Dr. Wells' Experience

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Dr. Wells' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Wells Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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Hospital Quality

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Johnson City Medical Center
400 N State of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN 37604
Holston Valley Medical Center
130 W Ravine Rd
Kingsport, TN 37660

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Watauga Orthopedics
Watauga Orthopaedics, PLC
2410 Susannah St
Johnson City, TN 37601
Watauga Orthopedics
Watauga Orthopaedics
117 W Sevier Ave Ste 100
Kingsport, TN 37660
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    Dr. Wells' Experience

    Dr. Wells' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroplasty
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Surgery
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
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    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
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    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Meniscus Injuries
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Orthopedic Disorders
    • Orthopedic Trauma
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Labral Tear
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Torticollis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Wells

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    E TN STATE UNIV J H QUILLEN COLL OF MED
    Graduated in 2002

    Residency Hospital

    Ohio Center of Orthopaedic Excellence
    University of Mississippi

    Undergraduate Schools

    Lipscomb University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wells & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Wells' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Johnson City Medical Center

    • Holston Valley Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.5
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    4.5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wells to family and friends

    4.5 out of 5

    8 responses

    Dr. Wells' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    8 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    8 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    8 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    8 responses

    Experience with Dr. Wells

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    8 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • MultiPlan
    • POMCO Group
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    Watauga Orthopedics
    Watauga Orthopaedics, PLC
    2410 Susannah St
    Johnson City, TN 37601
    (423) 282-9011 (Office)
    (423) 282-0035 (Fax)
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    Watauga Orthopedics
    Watauga Orthopaedics
    117 W Sevier Ave Ste 100
    Kingsport, TN 37660
    (423) 282-9011 (Office)
    (423) 282-0035 (Fax)
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