My retinal ophthalmology expertise includes managing eye conditions involving the retina and vitreous, a gel-like substance in the eye.
I see patients with diverse problems that range from color vision defects and night blindness to retinal vascular disease. The retina is a vital part of the eye that senses light and sends images to your brain. I treat retinal eye conditions such as diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachment repair.
Other conditions treated include diabetic macular edema and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The macula, at the center of retinal tissue, provides sharp, central vision. Early detection of AMD and other eye diseases can prevent or slow vision loss.
From comprehensive eye exams to complex surgery, I take time to treat each patient as an individual. I balance the most advanced care with personalized treatment.
At Ohio State, we collaborate with other physicians and healthcare professionals who share the highest standards of care. By combining our expertise and resources, we offer patients the best possible care.
- Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2018-2019
- Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019
- Educates and mentors physicians
- Lectures, retinal disease and surgical techniques
- Co-investigator, retina clinical trials
Additional Languages I Speak
Procedures and Conditions I Treat
- Retinitis Pigmentosa
- Anemia, Sickle Cell
- Eye Injuries
- Eye Hemorrhage
- Scleral Diseases
- Gyrate Atrophy
- Eye Infections, Fungal
- Eye Infections, Parasitic
- Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus
- Color Vision Defects
- Night Blindness
- Cytomegalovirus Retinitis
- Myopia, Degenerative
- Deaf-Blind Disorders
- Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum
- Retinal Dysplasia
- Choroid Diseases
- Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Macular Degeneration
- Retinal Diseases
- Retinal Detachment
Locations Where I Practice
484 County Line Road W.
Suite 240 Westerville, OH 43082
915 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43212
6435 Post Road
Dublin, OH 43016
915 Olentangy River Road
Suite 5000 Columbus, OH 43212
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Education and Training
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
7/31/2000 - 5/25/2004
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
7/1/2004 - 6/30/2005
University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
7/1/2005 - 6/30/2008
Fayetteville VA Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC
3/1/2007 - 6/30/2007
Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
11/1/2007 - 2/29/2008
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
7/1/2008 - 6/30/2010
American Board of Ophthalmology
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Consulting and Related Relationships
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As of 11/01/2020, Dr. Wells has reported no relationships with companies or entities.