Jill R. Wells, MD

Jill R. Wells, MD

Jill R. Wells, MD, is an assistant professor, in the sections of Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Ocular Oncology and Pathology of Emory Eye Center. She joined the Comprehensive Ophthalmology section in July 2009, simultaneously participating in an ocular oncology fellowship that was completed in 2011.

National Recognition

Dr. Wells is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She was chief resident at University of Alabama, Birmingham and received the Outstanding Resident Teacher Award. She was awarded second place in the national Bloomberg Resident Video Competition for cataract surgery given by the American College of Eye Surgeons.

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Adult comprehensive ophthalmology
  • Cataract surgery
  • Tumors of the eye


  • Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine, ocular oncology, Atlanta, GA, 2011
  • Residency: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, 2006-09
  • Internship: Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, 2005-06
  • Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 2001-05
  • Undergraduate: Rollins College, (biology), Winter Park, FL, 1997-2001