Dr. John Wellons, MD

Dr. John Wellons, MD

Pediatric Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. John Wellons, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi Medical Center in 1995 and specializes in pediatric neurology and neurosurgery.

2200 CHILDREN'S WAY Suite 9226, Doctor's Office Tower

Nashville, TN 37232

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Chiari's Deformity
more than 52% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
more than 34% of peers
Brain Surgery
more than 34% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Duke University Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Duke University Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. John Wellons, MD
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Dr. Wellons performed an Anterior Temporal Lobectomy on me after a closed head trauma, while serving in the USAF, left me with a Complex Partial Seizure Disorder. Dr. Wellon has a wonderful beside manner and was always accessible to me and my family members throughout my stay a the Veterans...Read More
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Untrustworthy, will dodge you when he doesn't know what to do, untrustworthy, never explained anything always left in the dark, was missing a lot, say one thing one day and the next something else, rude, team rude and Untrustworthy to the highest extreme. You can not trust anyone affiliated with...Read More
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We were very shocked to find out everything wrong with our son. He never showed any signs. Dr. Wellons helps us through everything and makes us feel comfortable. His staff is great. Expecially Hailey. She comes in after him and makes you feel better about things. We have a long road ahead of us and...Read More
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