Dr. James Wells, MD

Dr. James Wells, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 77
Dr. James Wells, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1966 and specializes in plastic surgery.

2880 Atlantic Ave Ste 290

Long Beach, CA 90806

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
more than 84% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
more than 65% of peers
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
more than 57% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • South Pacific Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Ochsner Fdn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wells has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wells' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wells to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wells' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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