Specialties

Cardiology (Board certified since 2012)

Internal Medicine (Board certified since 2008)

At a Glance

  • 2009 Started practicing
  • 8 Years experience
  • 2 OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

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.

My Clinical Interests

  • aneurysm
  • angina
  • arteriosclerosis & lipids
  • cardiology - general
  • cardiovascular disease
  • carotid artery disease
  • echocardiogram
  • hypertension
  • mitral stenosis
  • myocardial infarction
  • palpitations
  • peripheral arterial disease
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • radiofrequency ablation
  • sarcoidosis
  • stress test
  • syncope
  • transesophageal echo
  • transient ischemic attacks
  • ultrafast CT
  • ultrasound
  • valve disease
  • varicose veins
  • vasculitis
  • venous diseases

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

INTERNSHIP

University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

RESIDENCY

University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Professional 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

Honors & Awards

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

Major 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.

Locations & Appointments

2 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Heart & Vascular Center at Midtown

Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Fl 6, Ste 600
Atlanta, GA 30308
  • 404-686-7878
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2

Emory Heart Center at Villa Rica

401 Permian Way
Ste A
Villa Rica, GA 30180
  • 404-778-8440
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

3

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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4

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

INTERNSHIP

University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

RESIDENCY

University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Professional 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

Honors & Awards

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

Major 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.