Dr. Kent Wellish, MD

Dr. Kent Wellish, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Kent Wellish, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2110 E Flamingo Rd Ste 210

Las Vegas, NV 89119

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wellish performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Stye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Wellish's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Good Samaritan Reg Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ks School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wellish has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wellish's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wellish to family and friends
41 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Wellish's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had lasik in October 2005 in dr office and walked out with 20/20 vision! I haven’t looked back! It’s amazing what a calm patient doctor he is, and gives such a great gift of sight to those of us who need help! 13 years later, still 20/20 vision!
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