Dr. Kara Wells, MD
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Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female

Lexington OB/GYN Associates 1700 Nicholasville Rd Ste 701 Lexington, KY 40503 Get Directions

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Biography

Dr. Kara Wells, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Lexington, KY. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Wells is affiliated with Baptist Health Lexington.

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Dr. Wells' Reviews

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based on 13 total surveys (3 with 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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
Lexington |
I absolutely love Dr Wells! She fully listens to all my problems and I never feel rushed like I do at other doctor offices. The nurses and staff are always so friendly and I would recommend Lexington OBGYN to anyone.
Georgetown, KY |
Dr. Wells never took the time to listen to anything I had to say about concerns I had or how I was truly feeling. She second guessed my PCP decisions concerning other health decisions, etc. I always just felt like a number in her office. She was quick and in a rush all the time, after I had waited sometimes hours to be called from the waiting room. She could also be very condescending. I would not recommend her to anyone.
Lexington, KY |
I was getting an IUD, and the office staff said they had gotten the quote from my insurance company. The office ended up telling me it would be 100% covered. Next thing I know I am getting a bill for the full cost around 800 dollars. I called my insurance company and they said that they had told them twice that they don't cover IUDs. I called the office and they said that they would take care of it and not to worry about it, and never heard from them again until I got a letter saying they were s
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Dr. Wells' Care Philosophy

Please see our website for more information : www.lexingtonobgyn.com

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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Preeclampsia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Kentucky

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Kentucky Medical Center

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Kentucky Medical Center

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Kentucky

    Graduated in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy