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Michael Wells
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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.

Highlights

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015
  • Educates and mentors physicians
  • Lectures, retinal disease and surgical techniques
  • Co-investigator, retina clinical trials

Medical Degree

  • M.D.
    Baylor
    5/25/2004

Residency

  • Ophthalmology
    University of North Carolina Hospitals
    7/1/2005 - 6/30/2008

Additional languages I speak

  • Spanish

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Ophthalmology
  • Anemia, Sickle Cell
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Hemorrhage
  • Scleral Diseases
  • Retinal Dysplasia
  • Choroideremia
  • Gyrate Atrophy
  • Choroid Diseases
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections, Fungal
  • Eye Infections, Parasitic
  • Uveitis
  • Aniridia
  • Albinism
  • Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus
  • Color Vision Defects
  • Night Blindness
  • Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous
  • Cytomegalovirus Retinitis
  • Myopia, Degenerative
  • Deaf-Blind Disorders
  • Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment

Locations where I practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location. Please call the “Schedule an appointment” number shown above for scheduling assistance.

More about my work

My background

Fellowship

  • Ophthalmology/Retina
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Ctr
    7/1/2008 - 6/30/2010

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology
11/7/2010

My Department

Ophthalmology

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 03/28/17, Dr. Wells has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies.