Dr. John C. Wellons, MD

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology • Male • Age 46

2200 CHILDREN'S WAY Suite 9226, Doctor's Office Tower
Nashville, TN 37232
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Hospital Quality

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

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Accepting new patients?

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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

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Neurology
    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Intrauterine Device Management
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
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    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • 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
    • Concussion
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
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    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Tremor
    • Vascular Disease
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    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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    Duke University Health System
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Health System
    Complete in 1996

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Alabama At Birmingham Health System
    Complete in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wellons & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Wellons' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Wellons has admitting privileges:

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    • Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

    • Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wellons to family and friends

    3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Wellons' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Wellons

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
    Pediatric Neurosurgery
    2200 CHILDREN'S WAY Suite 9226, Doctor's Office Tower
    Nashville, TN 37232
    (615) 322-6875 (Office)
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