Dr. Donn A. Wells, MD

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Dr. Donn A. Wells, MD

Psychiatry | Male

Donn A Wells MD 160 Allens Creek Rd, Rochester, NY 14618 Get Directions
(585) 442-9750

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Office practice of general psychiatry for mature adults, offering therapy and medication for a wide variety of psychiatric disorders. Psychiatric...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Psychiatry
      • Geriatric Psychiatry

      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

      Procedures Performed

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

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry

        Graduated in 1964

      • Internship Hospital
        Strong Memorial Hospital

        Completed in 1965

      • Residency Hospital
        Strong Memorial Hospital

        Completed in 1968

      • Undergraduate School
        Jamestown University Dept Of Biology

        Graduated in 1959

        University Of Colorado Dept Of Botany, Summer

        Graduated in 1957

      • Other Education
        Washington State University Master's Program, Dept Of Zoophysiology

        Completed in 1960

      Awards & Recognition

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      • 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
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      • Specializes in Psychiatry
      • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
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      Dr. Wells' Care Philosophy

      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.