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Dr. John Wells III, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 63
Dr. John Wells III, MD
3.3 (7 Ratings)
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Dr. John Wells III, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in West Columbia, SC.
Dr. John Wells III, MD
3.3 (7 Ratings)
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Dr. John Wells III, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 63
West Columbia, SC
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience
Dr. John Wells III, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in West Columbia, SC.

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Dr. John Wells III, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in West Columbia, SC and has 38 years experience. They graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 1986 and completed a residency at Emory University School of Medicine.They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Prisma Health Baptist Hospital. Dr. Wells III has experience treating conditions like Endophthalmitis, Acute Endophthalmitis and Chronic Endophthalmitis among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Wells III received an average rating of 3.3/5 from patients and has been reviewed 7 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Wells III is board certified in Ophthalmology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Endophthalmitis
Acute Endophthalmitis
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Endophthalmitis
Acute Endophthalmitis
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blindness
Cataract
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Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Disorder of Choroid
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Floaters
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Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Migraine
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Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinoschisis
Senile Cataracts
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Black Eye
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Corneal Diseases
Diabetic Cataracts
Diplopia
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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
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Eyelid Disorders
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
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Iridocyclitis
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Keratitis
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Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Pars Planitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pterygium
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinal Vasculitis
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Solar Retinopathy
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
B-Scan Ultrasound
Canthotomy
Cataract Removal Surgery
Coreoplasty
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Eye Test
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Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Iridectomy
Ocular Prosthetics
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Repair of Eye Laceration
Ultrasound, Eye
Vision Screening

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  • APCN Open Access Aetna Select
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
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Locations

  1. 1 Palmetto Retina Center LLC
    124 SUNSET CT, West Columbia, SC 29169
  2. 2 Office
    2611 Forest Dr Ste 110, Columbia, SC 29204
  3. 3 Office
    1831 W Evans St Ste 315, Florence, SC 29501

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Sep 26, 2018
Fantastic surgeon, he cares about you and your outcomes!
Keith Wine in Irmo, SC — Sep 26, 2018
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Biography
  • Dr. John Wells III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in West Columbia, SC and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 1986. He specializes in Ophthalmology.
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Specialties*
Ophthalmology
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    1986
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    1987
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    1988
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital
    1988
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. John Wells III, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Wells III' profile.

Dr. Wells III frequently treats the following conditions: Endophthalmitis, Acute Endophthalmitis and Chronic Endophthalmitis. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. John Wells III, MD is affiliated with Prisma Health Baptist Hospital.

Yes, Dr. John Wells III, MD holds board certification in Ophthalmology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Prisma Health Baptist Hospital

    Taylor St, Columbia, SC