Bryan J Wells, MD

Emory Clinic

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Cardiology (Board certified since 2012)
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 2008)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
arteriosclerosis & lipids
cardiology - general
carotid artery disease
mitral stenosis
myocardial infarction
peripheral arterial disease
stress test
transesophageal echo
transient ischemic attacks
valve disease
venous diseases
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Heart & Vascular Center at Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
404 686-7878

Emory Heart and Vascular Center at Villa Rica
401 Permian Way, Suite A
Villa Rica, GA 30180
404 778-8440
About Dr. Wells

Dr. Wells is also board certified in Echocardiography, Vascular Interpretation and Nuclear Cardiology. Dr. Wells also has a special interest in fibromuscular dysplasia.

Year Started Practicing: 2009
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2012
Organizational Memberships:
American College of Cardiology (Fellow), 2009 – Present
Alabama Chief Residents Society, 2009 – Present
American Society for Echocardiography (Vascular Council), 2012 – Present
Society for Vascular Medicine (Fellow), 2013 – Present
Major or Recent Publications:

Wells B, Gentry M, Ruiz-Arango A, Dias J, and Landolfo C.  Relation between Body Mass Index and Clinical Outcome in Acute Myocardial Infarction.  American Journal of Cardiology. 2006 Aug 15;98(4):474-7.

Aqel RA*, Wells BJ*, Hage FG*, Tallaj J, Benza R, Pamboukian S, Rayburn B, McGiffin D, Kirklin J, Bourge R. Re-stenosis after drug-eluting stents in cardiac allograft vasculopathy. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Jun;27(6):610-5.

Pothineni KR, Wells BJ, Hsiung MC, Nanda NC, Yelamanchili P, Suwanjutah T, Prasad AN, Hansalia S, Lin CC, Yin WH, Young MS. Live/real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary regurgitation. Echocardiography. 2008 Sep;25(8):911-7.

Lucas JA, Zhang Y, Li P, Gong K, Miller AP, Hassan H, Hage F, Xing D, Wells B, Oparil S, Chen YF. Inhibition of Transforming Growth Factor (TGF)-beta Signaling Induces Left Ventricular Dilation and Dysfunction in the Pressure Overloaded Heart. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2009 Nov 20.

Bhatt KN, Wells BJ, Sperling LS, Baer JT. High-density lipoprotein therapy: is there hope? Curr Treat Options Cardiovascluar Med. 2010 Aug;12(4):315-28.

Argus Award for Best Internal Medicine Attending (2009)
University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB Internal Medicine Chief Resident (2008-2009)
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Golden Apple Teaching Award, 2014
Medical School
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL