Dr. J M. Wells, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 40

117 W Sevier Ave Ste 200
Kingsport, TN 37660
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Dr. Wells:

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Dr. Wells' Experience

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Dr. Wells' Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Holston Valley Medical Center
130 West Ravine Road
Kingsport, TN 37660
Johnson City Medical Center
400 North State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wells

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Watauga Orthopedics
Kingsport Office
117 W Sevier Ave Ste 200
Kingsport, TN 37660
Watauga Orthopedics
Watauga Orthopaedics, PLC
2410 Susannah St
Johnson City, TN 37601
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    Dr. Wells' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Wells' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) 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 & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Surgery
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • 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
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
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    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Meniscus Injuries
    • Myelopathy
    • Orthopaedic Trauma
    • Orthopedic Disorders
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Labral Tear
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Trigger Finger
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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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Wells' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Wells has admitting privileges:

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    • Johnson City Medical Center

    • Holston Valley Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wells

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wells to family and friends

    4 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Wells' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 4 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Wells
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
    below
    national average

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    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Wells accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • POMCO Group
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Watauga Orthopedics
    Kingsport Office
    117 W Sevier Ave Ste 200
    Kingsport, TN 37660
    (423) 282-9570 (Office)
    (423) 282-9572 (Fax)
    B
    Watauga Orthopedics
    Watauga Orthopaedics, PLC
    2410 Susannah St
    Johnson City, TN 37601
    (423) 282-9011 (Office)
    (423) 282-9572 (Fax)
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