Dr. James L. Wells III, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 35

169 Ashley Ave 202
Charleston, SC 29425
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Lexington Medical Center
2720 Sunset Boulevard
West Columbia, SC 29169

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Accepting new patients?

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169 Ashley Ave 202
Charleston, SC 29425
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    Dr. Wells III' Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
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    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • 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

    Medical University of South Carolina
    Graduated in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wells III & Staff

    • English
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    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 III' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
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    5 responses
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    Is Dr. Wells III accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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    • Medicaid
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    Office Locations

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    169 Ashley Ave 202
    Charleston, SC 29425
    (843) 792-2300 (Office)
    (843) 795-4233 (Fax)
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