Dr. Britton C. Wells, MD

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Dr. Britton C. Wells, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

St. Luke's Clinic-Orthopedics 520 S Eagle Rd Ste 2209, Meridian, ID 83642 Get Directions

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Dr. Britton C. Wells is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He practices general orthopedics with speciality...   Read More

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      • Blue Cross of Idaho
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
      • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
      • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
      • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
      • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
      • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
      • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
      • Orthopedic Fracture Care
      • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
      • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
      • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
      • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
      • Orthopedics
      • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
      • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Broken Neck
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Contusion
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Extremity Malunions
      • Extremity Nonunion
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Pointer Injuries
      • Hip Sprain
      • Infections
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Disorders
      • Joint Pain
      • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Lupus
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Muscle Diseases
      • Nerve Diseases
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pulled Muscles
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Sever's Disease
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sprain
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Sternum Fracture
      • Stress Fracture of Foot
      • Tendon Disorders
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Amputation
      • Ankle Fracture Repair
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthrocentesis
      • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
      • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
      • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
      • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Surgery
      • Bone Grafting
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Elbow Tenotomy
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Excision of Humerus
      • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
      • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
      • Fluoroscopy
      • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
      • Fracture Care
      • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand Surgery
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Hip Replacement
      • Joint Drainage
      • Joint Fusion
      • Joint Surgery
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Replacement Revision
      • Knee Surgery
      • Laceration Repair
      • Ligament Reconstruction
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
      • Osteotomy
      • Partial Shoulder Replacement
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
      • Steroid Injection
      • Surgery, Trauma
      • Synovial Biopsy
      • Tendon Repair
      • Tendon Surgery
      • Total Joint Replacement
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
      • Wound Care and Management

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        St. Louis University

        Graduated in 1997

      • Internship Hospital
        University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences

        Completed in 1998

      • Residency Hospital
        University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences

        Completed in 2002

      • Undergraduate School
        Brigham Young University

        Graduated in 1993

      • Other Education
        Naval Hospital Lemoore California

        Completed in 2006

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Wells says...

      Dr. Britton C. Wells is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He practices general orthopedics with speciality interests in orthopedic trauma and fracture care, total joint replacement as well as sports medicine and arthroscopy. He completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young Univeristy and graduated cum laude in 1993. He attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine where he graduated summa cum laude in 1997. Dr. Wells completed his intership and orthopedic surgery residency at the Univeristy of Arkansas for Medical Sciences from 1997 to 2002. He then served as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy as the department head of orthopedic surgery at Naval Hospital Lemoore, California from 2002 to 2006. He joined Bone & Joint Surgeons, Inc in Dayton Ohio where he practiced from 2006 to 2015. In 2015 Dr. Wells relocated with his family to his home town of Boise Idaho where he joined St. Luke's Orthopedics. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and is a member of both state and county medical societies. He is married with three children.