Dr. Winfield Wells, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(2)
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Dr. Winfield Wells, MD
Dr. Winfield Wells, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 47 years. Dr. Wells is affiliated with LAC + USC Medical Center, Keck Hospital of USC and Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

1520 San Pablo St Ste 4300

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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Dr. Winfield Wells, MD

Dr. Winfield Wells, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Wells' Experience

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Dr. Wells' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
  • Board certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
7

Conditions Treated

  • Arrhythmias
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
5

Procedures

  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

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
3.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Wells' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Wells accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Wells has admitting privileges

Children's Hospital Los Angeles
4650 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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Keck Hospital of USC
1500 San Pablo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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LAC + USC Medical Center
2051 Marengo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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