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Dr. Joel Wells, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 36

Dr. Wells

UT Southwestern

3030 Waterview Pkwy Richardson, TX 75080

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Dr. Joel Wells, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Richardson, TX. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.


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Wonderful doctor !I’m coming all the way from Detroit just to see him for PAO surgery.
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Dr Wells saved my life! Wonderful bedside manner, extremely dedicated & well informed. He is the best hip replacement dr I’ve dealt with, not a better ortho dr in Texas!
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Dr. Joel Wells, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Richardson, TX. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

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(972) 669-7070

Dr. Wells accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wells' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Hip
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Dr. Wells treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Wells treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells treats Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Wells treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Osteoarthritis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells treats Osteoarthritis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Wells treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist

Dr. Wells' conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Point Injection

Locations

UT Southwestern

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  • Hours
    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Thu: closed
    • Fri: 8:00am - 3:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average