Dr. Richard Welles, MD

Dr. Richard Welles, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Richard Welles, MD is a neurology specialist in Big Flats, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med in 1981 and specializes in neurology.

84 Canal St Ste 8

Big Flats, NY 14814

Contact Information

(607) 301-4141

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers
Seizure Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

65  Conditions Treated


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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.


  • Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Welles' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Welles to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Welles' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I seen Dr Wells I do not like him they say he's a good doctor to my point of view he isn't I went to see him about me getting migraines all the time very first time I seen him he examined the back ok my neck and said there's nothing wrong with you and wouldn't even let me talk at all so I can tell...more
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do yourself a favor and look for a doctor that cares about the patient and their health! you might better get a opinion from just anyone walking up the road, im sure they would have more concern about your health and well being. university of rochester has some excellent doctors, keep looking for...more
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Dr. Wells has no sense of humor nor ability to relate with patient. Poceeds with procedures without explanation of the rationale nor what what the outcome my determine. Unwilling to answer patient questions-just repeats himself with a reply that is not informative as related to patient concern.
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My experience was terrible. Dr Welles was 53 Minutes Late, Told me my problems were caused by things that don't make any sense. He didn't refill my migraine medication or switch it because I have been having side effects WORST Experience I have ever had with a neurologist. Extremely disappointed!
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Professional, patient, not very talkative, would like to see also that there was a scan to go with the memory test. And follow up with scans to see how brain is changing and how fast. Talk to patient about diet and what else they can do to slow the process. Explanations on all tests. He is...more
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