Dr. Melissa Wells, MD

Dr. Melissa Wells, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 34
Dr. Melissa Wells, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Wheat Ridge, CO and has been practicing for 2 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

Contact Information

(720) 494-4700

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Autoimmune Diseases
more than 44% of peers
Bone Disorders
more than 6% of peers

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Dr. Wells' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wells "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 University in Durham, NC. Dr. Wells is board certified in internal medicine and board eligible in rheumatology. During fellowship, her research interests involved evaluating quality measures in rheumatology. Dr. Wells sees patients in our Wheat Ridge and Broomfield offices. She joined CCAO in 2016."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

35  Conditions Treated

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Melissa Wells, MD
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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Jessica in Denver, CO – May 10, 2018
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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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LeAnn in Denver – Dec 28, 2017
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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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Beth in Denver, CO – Oct 14, 2017
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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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Denver, CO – Aug 13, 2017
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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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Denver, CO – Apr 12, 2017
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