Dr. Melissa Wells, MD

Dr. Melissa Wells, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 34
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Dr. Melissa Wells, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Wheat Ridge, CO and has been practicing for 3 years. She graduated from University Of Kansas School Of Medicine in 2010 and specializes in rheumatology.Read her story

3455 Lutheran Pkwy Ste 100

Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wells' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells treats Arthritis more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Wells treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Wells treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Osteoporosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells treats Osteoporosis more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Wells treats this condition more than 80% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Wells' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Iritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatology Conditions
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Wells is a native of Overland Park, KS and received her MD degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and her rheumatology fellowship at Duke Univers...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

2016
Duke University
Fellowship Hospital
2013
Mayo Clinic
Residency Hospital
2011
Mayo Clinic
Internship Hospital
2010
University Of Kansas School Of Medicine
Medical School
2008
Drake University
Undergraduate School
2016
2013
2011
2010
2008

Awards

Dr. Wells' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wells

3.4

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
56.25%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
37.5%
(6)

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I've seen Dr. Wells for several appointments. She always answers all of my questions regarding my condition and medication. It took trying a couple different medications until one worked but now my symptoms are much more manageable.
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Dr. Wells has been amazing in diagnosing and treating my chronic illness. I am so thankful to have her as my doctor. I would recommend her to everyone! She takes the time to listen to my concerns. Its great having a doctor that cares.
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Dr. Wells was treating my mother. After telling her there was nothing she could do for her, she inisisted on seeing her one last time. My mother is elderly, uses a walker and is nearly blind. She made every effort to get to the appointment, and was 12 minutes late through no fault of her own, as...Read More
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Dr. Wells does not appear to take any interest whatsoever in her patient. She spent most of the entire hour of my appointment typing notes into her computer, at one point for a seven minute stretch--complete silence. She did not do a complete physical exam--it was half an exam. She did not ask...Read More
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Why the heck is this doctor even in rheum practice? She is the most under qualified physician I have ever seen. I cried driving home from my appt because I felt so discouraged after her "advice."
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