Dr. Michael Wells, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology •  Male • Age 70
  
Dr. Wells
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Covington Obstetrics & Gynecology

115 Medical Park Dr Andalusia, AL 36420

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(334) 222-5781

Dr. Michael Wells, MD is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Andalusia, AL and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Wells has more experience with Gynecologic Surgery and Gynecologic Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham medical school in 1975. He is affiliated with medical facilities Andalusia Health and Mizell Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Wells to book an appointment.


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  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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  • Good Communication
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(334) 222-5781

Dr. Wells accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedHealthInsurance
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Wells

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Wells treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Wells treats other conditions, please contact the office at (334) 222-5781.

Gynecologic Surgery

Gynecologic surgery treats conditions affecting the female reproductive system, including cancer, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, and uterine fibroids through procedures such as hysterectomy, tumor removal, and myomectomy.Compare with other Gynecologic Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 77% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells performs Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy) more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Wells performs this procedure more than 81% of their peers

Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells performs Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Wells performs this procedure more than 77% of their peers

Vaginal Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells performs Vaginal Surgery more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Wells performs this procedure more than 77% of their peers

Gynecologic Care

Gyncologists diagnose and treat conditions that affect any part of the female reproductive system, such as vaginitis, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, or polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).Compare with other Gynecologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 62% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells treats Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Wells treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells treats Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Wells treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Symptomatic Menopause
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wells treats Symptomatic Menopause more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Wells treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Check Dr. Wells' experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Wells' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Female Infertility
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Nausea
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

Dr. Wells' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wells

3.3

Based on 15 ratings

5 Stars
53.333333333333336%
(8)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
40%
(6)
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Excellent doctor! Kind , compassionate and always professional!
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I have been seeing him for over 30 years. He (and his office) have always been very helpful to me.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Wells, MD is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Andalusia, AL and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Wells has...Read more

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Family Medicine

Education

2003
Fellowship Hospital
American College Of Surgeons
Fellowship Hospital
1987
University South Ala
Residency Hospital
1978
College Comm Health Scis
Residency Hospital
1975
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1972
The University Of Alabama
Undergraduate School

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Locations

Covington Obstetrics & Gynecology

Covington Obstetrics & Gynecology115 Medical Park Dr Andalusia, AL 36420
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Andalusia Health

Andalusia, AL

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Mizell Memorial Hospital

Opp, AL

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

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