Dr. James Wells, MD

Dr. James Wells, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 77
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Wells, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Long Beach, CA. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 51 years.

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

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
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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
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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair

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.

Education

  • 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
3.5
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Wells' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Wells accepts 1 insurance carrier
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Wells has admitting privileges

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2801 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
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