Dr. Donn Wells, MD

Dr. Donn Wells, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 78
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Dr. Donn Wells, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Rochester, NY. He is 78 years old and has been practicing for 53 years.

160 Allens Creek Rd

Rochester, NY 14618

Contact Information

(585) 442-9750

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • MVP Health Care

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Major Depressive Disorder
more than 55% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 44% of peers
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
more than 31% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wells "Office practice of general psychiatry for mature adults, offering therapy and medication for a wide variety of psychiatric disorders. Psychiatric training at the University of Rochester School of Medicine provided an emphasis on medical-psychiatric interaction, a point of view which continues in this practice. As an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and later Clinical Associate Professor at the U of R, Dr.Wells participated in academic activites, including teaching of medical students and resident doctors, as well as publishing research studies of clinical issues in psychiatry. His current outpatient practice provides an eclectic combination of psychopharmicologic and psychotherapy approaches to treatment, based on many years experience in the field of psychiatry."


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  • Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Dr. Wells does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Age-Related Cognitive Decline
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness


  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Jamestown University Dept Of Biology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1959
  • University Of Colorado Dept Of Botany, Summer
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1957
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Washington State University Master's Program, Dept Of Zoophysiology
    Other Education | Completed 1960

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wells has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications
  • Use of Seclusion on a University Hospital Psychiatric Ward, 1972
  • Counselling for Minor Emotional Problems, 1973
  • Book Review: The Awakening Nightmare, 1974
  • Book Review: The Depressed Woman, 1975
  • Electro Convulsive Treatment for Schizophrenia - A Ten Year Survey in a University Hospital, 1973
  • Management of Early Postdischarge Adjustment Reactions Following Psychiatric Hospitalization, 1992
  • Major Depression and Amyloidosis with Susan Lennon R.N., 1989
  • Brief Supportive Counselling, 1972

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
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Dr. Wells accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
    Excellus BlueCross BlueShield HMO
  • MVP Health Care

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