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Timothy Scott Wells, MD, MS

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4.8 (152)
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Dr. Timothy S. Wells is a fellowship-trained, board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in ophthalmic plastic, reconstructive and orbital surgery (also known as oculoplastic surgery or oculoplastics). This specialty includes surgical and medical management of eyelid, lacrimal (tear duct) and orbital disorders. Dr. Wells is a clinician educator and associate professor of ophthalmology at the Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute. Dr. Wells was formerly the chief teaching resident at Indiana University in 2003. He completed a prestigious two-year American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) specialty fellowship in orbital and oculoplastic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2005. Dr. Wells has served as attending surgeon at Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Zablocki VA Medical Center since 2005. Dr. Wells was awarded the Residents’ Award for Teaching Excellence in Ophthalmology in 2007. As a member of the ASOPRS, he currently serves on the Education Committee and participates in oral board examination for oculofacial surgeons. Dr. Wells strives to provide excellent care.


Diseases & Conditions

Eyelid Lesions and Skin Cancers
Facial Palsy
Orbital Fractures
Orbital Tumors and Inflammations
Tear Drain Problems
Thyroid Eye Disease

Treatment & Services

Botox Injections
Cosmetic Eyelid and Eyebrow Surgery
Eyelid Lesion Removal
Orbital Surgery
Reconstruction After Skin Cancer Removal
Reconstructive Eyelid and Eyebrow Surgery
Soft Tissue Fillers
Tear Duct Surgery

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Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital


Eye Institute - Froedtert Hospital
925 North 87th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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Education & Training

Indiana University School of Medicine - Indianapolis - IN - Doctor of Medicine - (1999)

Indiana University Medical Center - Indianapolis - Internship - (1999-2000)

Indiana University - Indianapolis - Residency in Ophthalmology - (2000-2003)

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Milwaukee - Fellowship - (2003-2005)

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Patient Reviews

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4.8 out of 5. 152 ratings, 18 reviews
Jan. 30, 2021
I would say Dr Wells did a very good job on explaining things to me and being kind and thoughtful of my questions and answering them
Jan. 22, 2021
Dr Wells exceeded all expectations
Jan. 8, 2021
all staff including doctor very professional,caring,funny
Dec. 23, 2020
I find Dr Wells to be a caring professional concerned with good outcome for me and willing to xplore all possible avenues to achieve that.
Dec. 10, 2020
Dr. Wells is a very kind, caring, and professional person. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
Dec. 5, 2020
Dr. Wells, did an excellent job explaining what my surgery Intel and what to expect.
Oct. 19, 2020
Dr. Wells and his staff gave me the best possible care during my illness. They saved my sight.
Oct. 11, 2020
I think that Dr. Timothy Wells is an excellent doctor and has a very pleasant personality. He is very caring.
Sept. 27, 2020
Dr. Wells and his nurse were very professional and informative during my visit. He explained what procedure will need to be done on my next visit. I feel very confident and at ease knowing what to expect to correct the irritation in my eye.
Sept. 18, 2020
Dr Wells was very clear in explaining the procedure I will need and what impressed me the most, he listened.
Sept. 16, 2020
Dr Wells...spoke in a manner I could understand and took his time...I didn't feel rushed
Sept. 11, 2020
Dr. Wells was extremely kind and treated me with great respect. He explained everything thoroughly, listened carefully, and did not pressure me to make a decision at that time.
Sept. 9, 2020
My eye surgery could no have better. The eye looks great. I would highly recommend Dr. Wells to anyone.
June 2, 2020
provides excellent care.
April 28, 2020
I received excellent care from Dr Wells and his team. They saved my vision.
March 11, 2020
Most important is to have a connection with Dr. through honest communication in all aspects of my health and care he will be providing. He did this with every visit. he honestly seemed pleased to have me as a patient. He has a very caring and kind professional ability in how he interacts. it is very comforting and reassuring, especially in the initial visit and subsequent surgery.
March 6, 2020
very thorough and took his time at my appointments
March 4, 2020
very confident of this doctor's abilities seems like a great guytechnician did a great job as well
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