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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male

2200 CHILDREN'S WAY Suite 9226, Doctor's Office Tower
Nashville, TN 37232
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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes

Dr. Wellons' Offices

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Pediatric Neurosurgery
2200 CHILDREN'S WAY Suite 9226, Doctor's Office Tower
Nashville, TN 37232
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Dr. Wellons' Experience

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Dr. Wellons' Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Wellons Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Wellons Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1211 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Wellons accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
    A
    Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
    Pediatric Neurosurgery
    2200 CHILDREN'S WAY Suite 9226, Doctor's Office Tower
    Nashville, TN 37232
    (615) 601-3000
    Contact Information
    (615) 322-6875 (Office)
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    Accepted Insurances

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  2. Dr. Wellons' Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    1
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    2
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Wellons

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • 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.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    Duke University Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Alabama Hospital
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wellons & Staff

    • English
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  3. Dr. Wellons' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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      Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

    • Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wellons

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    4.2
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    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Dr. Wellons' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Wellons

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

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