Dr. Lawrence Wells, MD

Dr. Lawrence Wells, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. Lawrence Wells, MD is a dermatologist in Medford, NY and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Hahnemann University in 1969 and specializes in dermatology.

1735 N Ocean Ave Ste C

Medford, NY 11763

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Wells'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

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

71  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Li Jewish Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Usphs Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Colum Presby Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wells has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wells' Reviews

2.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wells to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Wells' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

The worst experience I have ever had! Girls behind the desk were shouting patients names and asking personal information from behind the counter, the whole waiting room could hear. Went on for an hour. Never closed the window. I could hear every conversation. The doctor was rude and obnoxious....more
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Didn't bother examining my skin which is genetically hypersensitive. Doesn't listen to patient at all. Prescribed tretinoin without proper instruction (speaking too fast, didn't advise me to wear sunscreen while on tretinoin, prescription unsuitable for hypersensitive skin which resulted in...more
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I have no problem getting appointments. He is very professional. Sometimes people expect miracles when you visit doctors. Dr. Wells tells you like it is.
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My 94 year old grandfather saw him for pain on his bottom. Dr.Wells told him to stand more. My grandfather uses a walker due to weakness in his legs. He can't walk long distances or stand for long periods. This was explained to Dr. who told him, you need to be on your feet more & rushed him out of...more
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