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Dr. John Wells, MD

Dr. John Wells, MD

Age 61 Ophthalmology M
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Dr. John Wells, MD is a ophthalmology specialist in West Columbia, SC. Dr. Wells completed a residency at Emory University School of Medicine. He currently practices at Palmetto Retina Center and is affiliated with Prisma Health Baptist Hospital. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Wells is board certified in Ophthalmology.


  • Moorfields Eye Hosp, Fellowship Hospital — 1988
  • Emory University School of Medicine, Residency Hospital — 1988
  • Emory University School of Medicine, Internship Hospital — 1987
  • Emory University School of Medicine, Medical School — 1986

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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  • MultiPlan

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Fantastic surgeon, he cares about you and your outcomes!
Keith Wine in Irmo, SC — Sep 26, 2018
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Dr. Wells frequently treats Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, and Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear.  

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Prisma Health Baptist Hospital


  1. Palmetto Retina Center

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      Palmetto Retina Center LLC
      124 SUNSET CT, West Columbia, SC 29169 (803) 931-0077
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      Palmetto Retina Center
      2611 Forest Dr Ste 110, Columbia, SC 29204 (803) 931-0077