Dr. Timothy Wells, MD

Dr. Timothy Wells, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Timothy Wells, MD is an ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery and ophthalmology.

925 N 87th St

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Contact Information

(414) 955-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wells "Dr. Tim Wells is an ASOPRS Fellowship-Trained, Board Certified Ophthalmologist who specializes in ophthalmic plastic, reconstructive, orbital and facial surgery (also known as oculoplastic surgery or oculoplastics). This area includes medically necessary eyelid surgery, cosmetic surgery, thyroid eye disease, orbital and lacrimal (tear duct) disease. Dr. Wells has practiced his specialty since 2003. Dr. Wells aims to provide great care and looks forward to the opportunity to serve you."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Orbital Lymphoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease


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31  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Brow Lift
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Orbital Surgical Procedures
  • Plastic Surgery, Facial
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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.


  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Indiana University-Purdue University / Indianapolis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • In University/Clarian Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • In University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Med College Wi
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wells has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wells' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wells to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wells' 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 (1)

I would not recommend this doctor to anyone. He has the worst bedside manner of any Doctor I've ever seen. He told me my surgery would be 85-90% success. Boy, was I thrilled to hear that. It was not successful at all and he surely didn't care. I also have a very ugly scar to show for his work. I'm...more
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